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Blog Archive for October, 2011

Barack Obama confronts a paucity of hope

BRUCE ANDERSON

Voters are increasingly worried that nobody - neither the President nor the Republicans - knows what to do to revive the U.S. economy

Can leadership candidates ever not hate each other?

GERALD CAPLAN

New Democrats are not exempt from Obama-Clinton or Chrétien-Martin levels of internal strife

Why The Globe and Mail is a must-read for Bay Street occupiers

GERALD CAPLAN

No fewer than three weekend essays eloquently present the case of the 99 per cent

Has McGuinty already doused the fire in his belly?

ADAM RADWANSKI

Stay-the-course cabinet runs contrary to activist pitch Ontario Premier made to voters

McGuinty shows wisdom with cabinet picks

ANDREW STEELE

When you are a single seat short of a majority, keeping the team together and harmonious is all that matters

Flaherty ditches partisan sniping with paean to public service

BRUCE ANDERSON

Given voters - particularly younger ones - are increasingly disengaged, the Finance Minister's speech is a welcome change in tone

Stop the presses! PM to create conservative media empire

GERALD CAPLAN

With Kevin O'Leary and Don Cherry leeching taxpayer dollars at CBC, why not just merge the public broadcaster with Sun News?

Thomas Mulcair's unorthodox path to NDP leadership

Robert Silver

He's decided to run against the party itself. Will it work?

Democracy in action: Occupying Wall St. and Bay St.

Gerald Caplan and Amanda Grzyb

With jobs scarce and living standards dropping, Canadians should welcome collective protest against concentrated power

McGuinty proves father knows best

ANDREW STEELE

By taking risks, he kept his party going. Now Ontario's Premier needs to risk again

Occupy protests herald a party that's almost over

BRIAN TOPP

No longer can the rich be made richer on the backs of the public interest

Be smart, Ontario Tories

Tim Powers

Tim Hudak deserves to be criticized - but not sent to the gallows like so many leaders before him

Hudak Conservatives lose as progressives take Ontario

Gerald Caplan

McGuinty's victory and Horwath's gains repudiate Americanized brand of conservatism championed by today's Tories

How to combat the crime of voter suppression

ANDREW STEELE

Electoral interference is widespread in North America - and authorities need both the will and the tools to prevent it

Ontario's election isn't really about Ontario at all

BRUCE ANDERSON

Given global economic turbulence, there's not much desire to change pilots mid-flight

Who will run Ontario? The past offers some clues

Gerald Caplan

New Democrats co-operated with Tories and '75 and brokered a deal with Liberals in '85. Lessons from both scenarios apply today

McGuinty's optimism versus Hudak and Horwath's despair

ANDREW STEELE

Crowd sizes suggest positive Liberal campaign resonated with more voters than negative Tory and NDP efforts

Canada's a fit place for art, artists - and the CBC

BRIAN TOPP

So why does Harper keep playing to Tory base with threats to drop the axe?

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Poll: How do you plan to purchase your next car?

57%

59
votes

Pay cash

 

11%

11
votes

Lease for four years or less

 

17%

18
votes

Finance for four years or less

 

15%

15
votes

Finance for five years or more

 

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