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Blog Archive for December, 2011

A book that should change Harper's foreign policy

GERALD CAPLAN

The moving tale of a Palestinian doctor whose daughters were killed by an Israeli rocket strike ought to be required reading

Dwight Duncan sheds crocodile tears over health-care cash

TIM POWERS

Ontario Finance Minister's indignation at stable 10-year funding plan is laughable

Are Liberals up to challenge of total strategic overhaul?

ANDREW STEELE

The party must decide what it will do differently from competitors and - perhaps most importantly - make trade-offs of what it will no longer do

Mild-mannered NDP leadership race so far avoids tough realities

BRUCE ANDERSON

Contenders vying to replace Layton would do well to address global economic headwinds and looming fiscal crunch

Be very afraid: Stephen Harper is inventing a new Canada

GERALD CAPLAN

And with no election due for four more years, we ain't seen nothing yet

Do Tories now think they have carte blanche on dirty tricks?

BRUCE ANDERSON

And do other ministers agree with Van Loan's risible defence of party tactics against Cotler? If so, it could well come back to haunt them

A modest proposal for Harper: Why not ethical landmines?

BRIAN TOPP

The Conservative government can surely build on its success as a huckster for some of the most carbon-intensive products on sale in the world

Conservatives concoct their own creepy reality

GERALD CAPLAN

The mind boggles at what Republican contenders for the U.S. presidency actually believe

Gay rights, Rick Perry and the arc of justice

ANDREW STEELE

Unlike the Texas Governor, Ontario's PC Leader knows enough to accept changing public attitudes and embrace tolerance

Let's get the health-care debate out of the parking lot

TIM POWERS

Reform won’t occur until Canadians abandon myths and confront the hard realities of delivering quality care

Van Loan's defence of dirty tricks degrades democracy

BRUCE ANDERSON

Conservatives are supposed to get right and wrong. Their actions in Cotler's riding suggest otherwise

Africa: the world's most generous foreign-aid donor

GERALD CAPLAN

Western countries owe the continent untold trillions for the resources they have drained over the years; helping to keep its best and brightest at home would constitute a tiny down payment on that debt