University campuses have always leaned a little left – we’re now well past the point where the radicals have taken over
Dec 03, 2016
The Prime Minister’s affection for the old dictator puts him in the company of Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad
Nov 28, 2016
For better or for worse, we’ve entered a post-postnationalist world
Nov 26, 2016
Many of CanLit’s leading lights wrote an open letter to UBC to protest the absence of due process in the Galloway affair
Nov 22, 2016
The chasm between Middle America and liberal progressives is vast, and Democrats will have to overcome their cultural cluelessness
Nov 19, 2016
Don’t get me wrong. I think the election of Donald Trump is a disaster. But he might actually do a few good things
Nov 15, 2016
In Middletown, Ohio, Margaret Wente sees a more complicated picture of the Trump voter base than
Nov 12, 2016
Donald Trump was declared by the entire mainstream media to be unfit for office – the voters ignored all that
Nov 09, 2016
For many voters, the constant barrage of scandal, outrage, and investigations has become a blur, and they see an equivalency of sins
Nov 05, 2016
When will America’s national nightmare end? Don’t ask
Oct 31, 2016
Margaret Wente is one of Canada's leading columnists. As a writer for The Globe and Mail, she provokes heated debate with her views on health care, education, and social issues. She is a winner of the National Newspaper Award for column-writing.
Ms. Wente has had a diverse career in Canadian journalism as both a writer and an editor. She has edited two leading business magazines, Canadian Business and ROB Magazine. She has also been editor of the Globe's business section, the ROB, and managing editor of the paper. Her columns have appeared in the Globe since 1992. She now writes full-time for the paper, and she is a frequent commentator on television and radio.
Ms. Wente was born in Chicago and moved to Toronto with her family when she was in her teens. She has won numerous journalism awards. She holds a BA from the University of Michigan, and an MA in English from the University of Toronto. She is married to Ian McLeod, a television producer.