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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.
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the Keystone XL Pipeline permit as soon as he's sworn in on Wednesday, the CBC reports. Image credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | "Rescind Keystone XL pipeline permit," says the transition team's briefing note for day one of the Biden administration on Wednesday. Will Alberta finally wake up and smell the coffee?
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Lesser Slave Lake United Conservative Party MLA Pat Rehn on his recent Mexican vacation. Image credit: Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | In a Facebook post published at 8 a.m., Alberta's premier said MLA Pat Rehn "has made no meaningful effort to work in his constituency, or properly to represent his hard-working constituents."
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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.
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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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Pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr
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.
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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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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.
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Image: The White House/Flickr
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.
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U.S. President Donald Trump. Image: The White House/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Trump would be the first president in U.S. history to pardon himself. Meanwhile, the 54 people on U.S. federal death row can expect no such mercy from the lame-duck president.
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Jodi Archambault, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and former special assistant to president Obama for Native American affairs. Image: Screenshot of Democracy Now! video
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Native American population turned out for the recent U.S. election in record numbers.