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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.
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Stephen Harper gives a speech at the IDU forum in 2019. Image: International Democrat Union/Twitter
Maya Bhullar | One way that conservatives share strategies is through the International Democrat Union, whose goal is to strengthen conservative and right-wing politicians around the world.
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Rick Salutin | The apparently deep roots of social cohesion are really quite shallow, since they must be replanted by each generation, who arrive in the world assumption-free.
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Trump at a rally on November 2. Image: Vinnie Langdon III/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Trump and Trumpism, embraced by over 70 million American voters in this past election, are the new embodiment of the Confederate states' so-called "lost cause" narrative.
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Trump at a rally in October. Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The Conservative Party of Canada and the Republican party in the United States increasingly resemble each other in disturbing ways.
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President-elect Joe Biden. Image: Joe Biden/Twitter
David Taub Bancroft | To prevent the re-emergence of Trumpism in a refined avatar, Democrats must move in a bolder direction.
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David Suzuki | Because we're shaped by the societies we're part of, we must learn to recognize and overcome our own conscious and unconscious biases.
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U.S. Capitol building. Image: Andy Feliciotti/Unsplash
David J. Climenhaga | A U.S.-style senate in Canada would likely forge a permanent and undemocratic edge for social conservative and neoliberal parties based on support from underpopulated rural regions.
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Trump at an October campaign rally at Phoenix Goodyear Airport in Goodyear, Arizona. Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
Penney Kome | Trump has so far refused to concede that Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election, a dangerous tactic that could strain the mettle of American democracy.
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Joe Biden addressing supporters as votes are still counted. Image: Joe Biden/Facebook
Rick Salutin | If Joe Biden sailed into office in a landslide win, the inept, corrupt leadership of the Democratic party would learn nothing, and likely carry on as normal.
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Newly elected Congressmember Cori Bush with Congressmember Rashida Tlaib. Image: Cori Bush/Twitter
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | With intense focus on the presidential election, the electoral successes of progressive congressional candidates has been overlooked.