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Nicholas Erwin-Longstaff | As things stand, we face a future where we are asked to choose between a nationalist right and a liberal centre. The left must present a compelling and plausible alternative to these paths.
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Robert Hackett | When we commemorate the sacrifices of Canadians who have gone to battle over the years, let's honour not only the soldiers, but those who take risks to prevent war or to repair its damage.
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Rick Salutin | If you ask the young today what Canada means, they point overwhelmingly to the kind of challenging diversity that informs Canadian multiculturalism.
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Mel Watkins | The Waffle, a product of the '60s, didn't last. But left nationalism, progressive nationalism, was what the world needed and needs. In that sense, the Waffle was prescient.
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Rick Salutin | Why is "war of civilizations" discourse enjoying a revival? Canadian nationalism lacks traction with youth and a Pew poll from last week showed 74 per cent Canadian support for welcoming refugees?
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Rick Salutin | Reflections on Trump's Europe tour, nationalism, and the President's case of whataboutism.
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Yves Engler | Many Indigenous voices applauded Canadian militarism during National Aboriginal Veterans Day/Remembrance Day activities.
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Rick Salutin | In Copenhagen in 2009, when Brazil's successful bid for this year's Olympics was announced, Lula, then the country's president, leapt in the air and danced.
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rabble staff | Canadian flags for some, autographed Lawrence Hill books for others!
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Rick Salutin | If we'd been more successful in creating a robust, conventional Canadian nationalism, who knows -- the country mightn't have as handily beaten back the nasty nativism cultivated by Harper.
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Rick Salutin | The new approach to election debates strips off the national component and boutiques the process, bringing us one step closer to the neoliberalization of Canada's electoral process.
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Mel Watkins | The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand may have lit the spark, but the explosion of communications and national presses may have really caused the Great War.