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At CPAC, A Fractured and Chaotic Conservative Movement

February 27, 2018

At this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, Trump, Pence and leading Republicans try to unite conservatives ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, urging different factions to come together against a common, external enemy: the left

Canada

March 23, 2017
Journalist Nora Loreto discusses the ongoing leadership races in Canada’s Conservative and NDP parties

White Racism, Left Politics, and the Spectrum of Acceptable Opinion

July 14, 2014

Glen Ford says that a recent Pew Research Center poll is revealing of what constitutes acceptable opinion in conventional Republican and Democratic politics

Preliminary Deal Reached for New Major Tar Sands Pipeline in Western Canada

December 9, 2013

Yves Engler: Opposition likely to grow against a new tar sands pipeline between British Columbia and Alberta

US & Iran Relations

November 25, 2013
Robert Parry: Obama’s historic move to sign a nuclear deal with Iran sends a stern message to the new Saudi-Israeli alliance, which sought to thwart the deal and maneuver the U.S. into another military confrontation

Campaign Finance Reform

November 7, 2013
Brendan Fischer of Center for Media and Democracy discusses the electoral battle between organized money and organized people.

Toronto police confirm existence of crack cocaine video; mayor dismisses calls for his resignation

November 2, 2013

Police investigation finds video consistent with existing media reports and leads to extortion charge of mayor’s friend and driver, Sandro Lisi

Scandal Hits Canada’s Senate, Adding to Harper Government’s List of Corruption

October 31, 2013

Yves Engler: Three of Canada’s unelected Senators filed ineligible expense claims and have been told to repay $277,000 in wrongfully claimed expenses

Japan

September 9, 2013
Tensions in East Asia are putting stress on Japanese society as rightwing activists begin to target resident Koreans. This has led to some politicians calling for legislative action against “hate speech”

Abortion

July 11, 2013
Rocio Villalobos: Movement promises to challenge anti-abortion bill in Texas and across the country