Image of the U.S. has plunged under Trump, survey shows

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Noah Barkin

 

The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to lead, a survey from the Pew Research Center showed. Continue reading “Image of the U.S. has plunged under Trump, survey shows”

Canada’s 150th: Celebration or Requiem?

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Dave Patterson

 

Canada turns 150 in 2017, and there is great celebration being planned. A great requiem for something that once aspired to be great but has tragically fallen to the dark side might be more appropriate…

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Energy sector development in British Columbia, Canada putting indigenous women at risk

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Amnesty International

Decades of unchecked energy sector development and government policy failures have put the lives of indigenous women and girls at risk and strained the social fabric of communities in Canada’s British Columbia province, human rights NGO Amnesty International said in a new report published.

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Observations of an Expat: The New Cold War—Authoritarianism vs Representative Democracy

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Tom Arms

There is a new Cold War. It has nothing to do with the twentieth century philosophical war cries of communism, socialism, capitalism or free enterprise.

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