Columnists
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Senate should convict ex-president Donald Trump. But the underlying causes of the insurrection, racism and white supremacy, will require far more work to overcome.
Columnists
Truck displays Trump election sign and QAnon sign. Image: Becker1999/Flickr
Rick Salutin | QAnon material reflects the decayed, diminished state of a once proud public education system that often fails to teach how to think and imagine fruitfully.
Columnists
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Rick Salutin | There was much media rhapsodizing about a post-inaugural unity between three U.S. ex-presidents from opposing parties. The trouble is, there's never been a lack of unity among U.S. elites.
Columnists
National Guard soliders by U.S. Capitol grounds on January 12, 2021. Image credit: Elvert Barnes/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | A spectre of fascism looms over Joe Biden's inauguration because neither the Democrats nor the Republicans have been willing or able to address the serious injustices that prevail in U.S. society.
Columnists
Pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The violent white-supremacist insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 put some ugly truths in stark relief.
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Prescient demonstrators at the White House on a summer night in 2018. (Image credit: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Right-wing Canadian politicians like Alberta Premier Kenney need to find a way to put some distance between themselves and the obvious comparisons to Donald Trump's excesses.
Podcast
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | As fascism increases in the U.S. and Britain, unions have released a guide on how labour unions can fight back.
News
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Karl Nerenberg | On the very day violent extremists seized the U.S. Capitol Building, our federal government warned us about the rise of far-right extremism here in Canada.
Columnists
Pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr
Rick Salutin | The storming of the U.S. Capitol was, for shock and symbolic value, a homegrown version of 9/11. Except it was U.S. terrorists directed by their president, defecating on their own national symbols.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Painful though it may be to watch, there's nothing bizarre about what happened in Washington. The U.S. has been perfecting the techniques of "colour revolution" for half a century.
Columnists
Pro-Trump mob on steps of U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | With Trump and Confederate flags waving, violent insurrectionists rampaged through the halls of Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Penney Kome | Claiming to have won the 2020 presidential election may be among Trump's most startling denials of reality, but as with most of his words and deeds, he has an agenda.