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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Painful though it may be to watch, there's nothing bizarre about what happened in Washington. The U.S. has been perfecting the techniques of "colour revolution" for half a century.
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Mary Rowles | Two new books, Sam Pizzigati's "The Case for a Maximum Wage" and Sarah Smarsh's "Heartland," portray both extremes of the class divide in America.
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The White House
David J. Climenhaga | On August 24, 1814, British soldiers set flame to Washington, an anniversary that went unnoticed in the U.S. capital yesterday as more recent events loomed large.
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Andrew Scheer in Quebec. Photo: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Most Canadians, whether they speak English or French at home, aren't going to get their pantaloons in a twist if the PM is a little sharp in either official language with a racist heckler.
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David J. Climenhaga | The tendency on the right to try to criminalize dissent and dismiss fact as conspiracy, like forest fires in B.C. and California, is growing in intensity.
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David J. Climenhaga | A foot in the door. This is how the fight to destroy women's reproductive rights began in the United States, and this is how the social conservative right intends to see it start in Canada too.
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Statue of Atlas holding the Earth. Image: Flickr/elentir
David J. Climenhaga | The Atlas Network is said to have distributed about US$5 million to groups it supports worldwide in 2016. Among the group's partners are 12 Canadian entities.
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Illustration of White House in flames. Image: The White House/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | You could probably credit Canada with putting White House the fire out. The destruction of Washington was a dud because of heavy rain, and our American cousins always blame bad weather on Canada.
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Philadelphia Eagles players on field. Photo: Keith Allison/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | President Donald Trump abruptly disinvited this year's Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from the White House this week, irked that most of the players were declining to attend.
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FBI van. Photo: André Gustavo Stumpf/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Racism is unacceptable, anywhere, anytime. We must be especially intolerant of racism when it appears as official government policy, enshrined in secret documents in black and white.
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Activists stand over small fire in Milwaukee 14 action. Photo: Jim Forest/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Catonsville Nine action on May 17, 1968 prompted a wave of similar acts of anti-war, nonviolent civil disobedience.
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Rachel Notley moments after her election victory was announced on May 5, 2015.
David J. Climenhaga | There's a big difference between sensing change is coming and seeing it take place before your eyes. So the events of the evening of May 5, 2015, shocked almost everyone.