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Karl Nerenberg | In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise
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Karl Nerenberg | Françoise David, who founded the progressive Quebec party Québec Solidaire, has retired from politics, saying she is too tired to carry on.
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Mel Watkins | NAFTA was a disaster foretold, economically and politically. Both Bill Clinton and Jean Chretien promised to oppose it and then signed on anyway. Now those chickens have come home to Trump.
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David J. Climenhaga | Mel Hurtig died yesterday in Vancouver. He was 84. He was a great Canadian. He will be missed.
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J. Baglow | Kevin Vickers had no business attacking a non-violent Irish protester on Irish soil. It was the act of a bully. He needs to be recalled.
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Karl Nerenberg | While most political leaders, excluding Elizabeth May, do not want to address the connection between the Fort McMurray fires and climate change, it doesn't seem to matter to environmentalists... yet.
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Karl Nerenberg | The new prime minister has no choice but to focus on an economy facing big headwinds. But he made many promises to Indigenous people, and they must remain high on his agenda.
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Mimi Williams | Had the NDP not veered to the right in an attempt to capture votes, it might have been able to retain its principles while finally grasping power.
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Michael Laxer | When you look a little closely at the Liberal plan the austerity devil is in the details.
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David J. Climenhaga | What do you have to do to focus the media's attention on Prime Minister Stephen Harper's horrible economic performance? Draft a Top Ten List?
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Greek Junta
David J. Climenhaga | If there is a 'No' vote today, it is far from certain that Brussels will not permit a right-wing military government in Greece.
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Plagiarized Tory Ad
David J. Climenhaga | As any student of history knows, it's always a problem when you find yourself fighting a war on two fronts.