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Celebration in Black Lives Matters Plaza after Joe Biden is announced as the winnerof the U.S. election. Image credit: Miki Jourdan/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris leapt into action after taking the oath of office. All this was made possible by the mass movements that brought these politicians to power.
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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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Former Alberta politician and envoy to Washington D.C. Gary Mar in 2018. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If incoming U.S. president Joe Biden nixes Keystone XL, as is widely expected, Alberta will be out billions and Kenney will be left with egg on his face.
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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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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 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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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | "The founding fathers were really not inclined to have real popular choice of the people who would run our government," said the late historian Howard Zinn.
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Penney Kome | Current polls suggest Democratic candidate Joe Biden is on course to win the 2020 election. But polls only matter if Americans can actually vote.
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Rex Murphy at the UBCM conference in 2014. Image: Province of British Columbia/Flickr
John Miller | The Postmedia columnist recently claimed the media are covering up a dubious story about U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden's family.
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Biden gives a speech at the DNC. Image: Elvert Barnes/Flickr
Penney Kome | Irony abounds in the U.S. presidential election campaign, especially the recent Democratic and Republican conventions.