Columnists
Ribbons at White House symbolizing opposition to torture. Photo: Justin Norman/flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Gina Haspel's work is shrouded in secrecy, but two things are well-known: She ran a CIA "black site" where people were brutally tortured, then she helped cover up the torture.
News
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson greets Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland before their bilateral meeting at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C., on February 8, 2017. Photo: U.S. State Department/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Rex Tillerson was Trumpian in his disdain for the foreign service and support of America First. But he was willing to listen to allies and diplomats. By contrast, his successor looks like a fanatic.
News
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka on February 13, 2017. Photo: Ivanka Trump/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | The U.S. president has had an impact on Trudeau's policies. For example, Canada shelved plans to reform refugee law and thus roll back some of Harper's draconian measures.
Blog
Texas State Capitol, Austin (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | I expect the small NDP group will be made to feel right at home today by the nabobs of the petroleum industry in Houston, and will feel naturally at home tomorrow in Austin.
Podcast
What We Learned From The Tea Party
Daryn Caister | Interviews with Matthew Klippenstein, chemical engineer turned renewable energy consultant, who chronicles the Canadian electric vehicle market.
Podcast
Capitalism Itself Choosing Sides
Daryn Caister | Interview with Nathan Phillips from Boston University about "Sleeping Giants," a Twitter group that is pressuring brands advertising on hate sites like Brietbart.