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Karl Nerenberg | The PM's warning that an extremist party could gain some seats in parliament under a proportional system ignores the fact that the extreme right can win a majority under the current system.
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Corporations: For better or worse
Daryn Caister | New court decision against Monsanto building in California. Also a new breakthrough in flexible, printable solar cells could help bring cheap renewable energy to 1.3 billion people.
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Karl Nerenberg | Conservatives are thrilled we're keeping first-past-the-post. It gives them a chance of repeating 2011: winning a majority, even though most voters would choose anybody but them.
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Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau calculates that he can get away with breaking his electoral reform promise. Maybe so. Many who encouraged strategic voting for him are now bitterly disappointed. They should have known better.
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Karl Nerenberg | Amnesty has suggested rescinding the status of safe third country for the U.S. The government should go further and scrap Harper's safe designated country of origin provision.
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Karl Nerenberg | It appears the attack in Quebec City was motivated by hatred of Muslims. That should be a wake-up call to all Canadians.
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Interstate 80 near Berkeley, California
Alex Hemingway | If Trump's infrastructure plan is a "privatization scam," what should we call ours?
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Karl Nerenberg | Trump's rhetoric about helping the forgotten people turns out to mean cutting taxes and regulations for the 1%. Canadian Conservatives embrace him while Liberals try to get along.
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How to resist Trump(ism)
Daryn Caister | We discuss ideas for how to resist the incoming Trump inauguration. Stefan shares some ideas sent in to us by listeners. Daryn also suggests some tempting options that you should absolutely NOT do.
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Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Trudeau has given another very young and very inexperienced MP the difficult electoral reform job. That worries many. But there may be method to the PM's madness.
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Karl Nerenberg | Soon a number of aspirants will officially announce their candidacies for the NDP leadership. They will face an uphill battle to garner public attention and render their party a viable alternative.
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Karl Nerenberg | Here are a half dozen, from a separatist leader quitting to Trudeau elbowing, with trade-skeptical Wallonians and leader-dumping NDP delegates in between. Plus pipelines, a senator, and more.