The New York Times – United States

Clearing the Jungle in Calais

The encampment was a symbol of Europe’s continuing failure to solve the refugee crisis.

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 11:52 am

Gov. Christie’s Shadow Over Bridgegate

Whatever the trial verdict, the picture of the New Jersey governor’s administration that has emerged is devastating.

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 7:21 am

A Dangerous Standoff in Venezuela

President Nicolás Maduro has set the stage for a violent confrontation with his opponents by stepping up repression.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 11:55 pm

A Close Race for Darrell Issa, the House’s Mini-Trump

Representative Issa, the car-alarm king of California, finds his embrace of Mr. Trump could cost him — so now he’s embracing Mr. Obama.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 11:34 pm

Newt Gingrich’s Strange Fascination With Sex

He tried to make the allegations against Donald Trump about sex. They’re not.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 6:21 pm

North Carolina’s Chance for a Fresh Senate Voice

Electing Deborah Ross could help change the ossified, obstructionist state of Senate politics.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 7:21 am

Movement in the Eric Garner Case

Reassigning the federal investigation was the best way to end an impasse over the legality of New York police officers’ deadly actions.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 7:21 am

The Philadelphia Inquirer – United States

The Telegraph – Great Britain

Globe and Mail – Canada

Our national security needs a global perspective

As we create our own strategies to counter violent extremism, Canadians can learn from the mistakes and successes of others

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 9:00 am

The Walloon that roared

Paul Magnette didn’t set out to anger Canada. He has a much bigger plan – saving the European Union from itself

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 9:00 am

Hokey Canadian pride won’t get us anywhere close to reconciliation

It’s time to push past trite notions of Canadiana and start doing the honest, self-critical work of historical reckoning

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 9:00 am

‘Cash-for-access’ fundraisers are a necessary part of politics

Banning politicians from private fundraisers would alienate them from an important source of ideas, inspiration and criticism

Posted on 27 October 2016 @ 2:01 am

Built-in exposures: A toxic treadmill that we can’t get off

The government’s failure to act swiftly on this new science and to take decisive regulatory action that would reduce our everyday exposures to chemicals has created an environment of chronic with adverse effects on current and future generations.

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 3:23 pm

Spurning the elites: The day our rank and file roared

The vote against the Charlottetown Accord stands as an example of how Canadians are disinclined to have their governing structure tampered with

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 9:00 am

A simple solution to political fundraisers: Ban big donors

If we’re serious about putting an end to opportunities for conflict of interest, lowering contribution limits is the only way to get there

Posted on 26 October 2016 @ 9:00 am

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