Northern Reflections: White Degeneracy

What passes for White Supremacy these days, Keith Kahn Harris writes, is actually something quite different. It’s really white degeneracy. That degeneracy is painfully obvious in the contrast between Barack Obama and Donald Trump: Consider the contrast between Barack Obama and Trump. Obama is not a perfect human being, nor

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Northern Reflections: This Is War

Doug Ford’s government has declared war on the environment. It has systematically dismantled the previous government’s environmental policies. Martin Regg Cohn writes: Welcome to Ontario’s upside down world of global warming — a province where Progressive Conservatives who once promoted environmentalism are now wishing it away. From one week to

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Northern Reflections: Mutiny?

A couple of weeks ago, the Ford government increased the number of seats necessary for official party status in the Ontario legislature to 12 from 10. Today, the Toronto Star reports the reason for that move: The Progressive Conservatives fear some disgruntled MPPs are set to cross the floor to join

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Northern Reflections: Mais, Non!

Yesterday, Quebec premier Francois Legault came to Toronto to try to convince  Doug Ford to reverse his decisions to cut the position of French Language Commissioner and to kill a new French language university. Ford refused Legault’s request, triumphantly marching backward. Andre Pratt writes: Not only will eliminating the position

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Northern Reflections: Selling Well

Doug Ford’s Conservatives are ripping away at each other. And Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives are engaged in the same self-flagellation. Maxime Bernier is attempting to blow up the federal Conservative Party. Tom Walkom writes: Bernier says his People’s Party has signed up more than 30,000 members. He promises to field candidates

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