Northern Reflections: Donald Is A Dork

Paul Krugman writes that, if there is an axiom that applies in Trumpworld, it’s this: Take whatever Trump says and expect the opposite to happen. Three months ago, Donald signed onto a new NAFTA. Yesterday, he reimposed tariffs on Canadian aluminum. By now, such behaviour should surprise no one. But

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Northern Reflections: Canada’s Trump

Jason Kenney, Linda McQuaig writes, is the closest thing we have to Donald Trump, He says he’s a man of the people. But his policies clearly favour corporations over people: It’s worth examining the fiercely pro-corporate economic model endorsed by Kenney — a self-styled populist who specializes in stirring up

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Northern Reflections: The Plot To Sink Biden

Yesterday, I wrote that there seems to be a plan among the Trumpers to declare Joe Biden’s victory illegitimate. In this morning’s Guardian, Lawrence Martin fleshes out another nasty scenario: Consider the following scenario: it’s 3 November, 2020, election day. By midnight, it’s clear that former Vice-President Biden enjoys a

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