tea party

Podcast
Oct 22, 2010

Doubting Thomases: Judges, polls and politics

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thomas might be married to a conflict of interest (tough luck for us), plus we look at the politics of polls and news you might have missed.
Columnists
Sep 28, 2010

The faux populism of Tea Party North

Toronto mayoral candidate Rob Ford is backed by Harper Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. The faux populists plan to turn public anger into power for themselves, and use the political process to do it.
Blog
Sep 9, 2010

Weekly Diaspora: Hitting immigrant kids where it hurts

Catherine A. Traywick
After a long summer of name-calling and absurd attempts to deny birthright citizenship to children of immigrants, hawks are now bullying immigrant children on their own turf: Public schools.
Blog
Sep 7, 2010

Why the gun registry vote matters to the NDP

James Laxer
The outcome of the upcoming vote in parliament on the long gun registry matters to the NDP because the party has been suffering from a "What do you stand for" problem.
Blog
Aug 22, 2010

Brits do it, Aussies do it … Let's do it!

David J. Climenhaga
Australia's election result Saturday is one more nail in the coffin of the peculiar Canadian notion Parliamentary coalitions are "undemocratic."
Podcast
May 17, 2010

Shrill baby shrill: Right wing rhetoric rising

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The Maine Republican party goes Tea Party, a Senator calls for guilty until proven innocent, another TP group wants U.S. senators to be appointed, but democracy might be breaking out in Britain.

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