Bridging the gap that Trump has created

Let’s try to do what Trump doesn’t. Let’s open our hearts and minds and try to grow together

Bridging the gap that Trump has createdAnyone who reads social media threads, visits online news sites, or follows old media like TV and print news probably finds themselves in one of two camps: you either love Donald Trump or hate him. Comments on the sites of the media I follow (Washington Post, New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, the New…

Prying back the lid on corruption

Trump, in a few short weeks, has metastasized into a cancer on the institution of the presidency and shredded the reputation of the U.S. around the globe

Prying back the lid on corruptionJames Comey's big day – the testimony of former FBI director – has been much discussed, debated and dissected. Comey's testimony before the Senate intelligence committee was seen by many millions. His Thursday morning appearance was the political TV event of 2017 – so far. Among the lowlights: the administration of President Donald Trump “lied”…

How Trump, and his presidency, can be salvaged

How Trump, and his presidency, can be salvagedCan Donald Trump be saved? Most Americans – and most non-Americans – don’t want to, of course. They want him gone: impeached, indicted, imprisoned. Whatever it takes. But his legions of opponents lack the means. Impeachment won’t happen until the Democrats have sufficient numbers in Congress – and that’s many months away, if it happens…

Why NAFTA and Canada are important to the U.S. economy

An open letter to President Trump from the Business Council of British Columbia as the U.S. prepares to renegotiate NAFTA

Why NAFTA and Canada are important to the U.S. economyDear President Trump: The Senate’s recent confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as the new United States trade representative signals that the work to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will get under way soon. Against that backdrop, we hope you and your cabinet will keep in mind a number of important facts regarding the…

What Trump’s agenda means for Canadian health care

Without provisions strengthening health care under NAFTA, U.S. companies could claim the right to a Canadian private health-care market

What Trump’s agenda means for Canadian health careBy Danielle Martin Women's College Hospital and Sandro Galea Boston University Americans face a growing threat to their health. And it could have a negative impact in Canada. The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA). If the bill becomes law, it could leave millions in the U.S. without…

How to fight the right, one committed citizen after another

The only way we can stop the forces of division and hate is to get organized, go grassroots and show up – again and again

How to fight the right, one committed citizen after anotherHow can you – a regular person who isn’t all that involved in politics and who lives in another country, no less – oppose the unethical, immoral, hateful policies of the Trump regime? In 2012, I wrote a book about how the right seize power. It’s called Fight the Right. It talks about how the…
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