Northern Reflections: Margaret ‘s Ghost

It’s time to remember Margaret Chase Smith. Michael Harris writes: She took on Senator Joe McCarthy, denouncing his vicious demagoguery before anyone else had the courage to confront his campaign of bigotry and hatred. She denounced the bitterness and selfish political opportunism of McCarthy, a fellow Republican, writing that Americans

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Northern Reflections: It’s All About The Money

The Toronto Star has uncovered a document which clearly elucidates the Ford government’s vision of education in the province of Ontario. Rob Ferguson and Kristin Ruchowy report that: A “confidential” government document obtained by the Star shows Premier Doug Ford’s government considered keeping online learning optional until 2024 and planned to slash

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Northern Reflections: It Could Not Be Otherwise

Chris Hedges sees horrific consequences following Donald Trump’s assassination of  Qassem Soleimani: The assassination by the United States of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, near Baghdad’s airport will ignite widespread retaliatory attacks against U.S. targets from Shiites, who form the majority in Iraq. It will activate

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