Category Archives: democracy

After looming so large in Washington, Donald Trump has shrunk into a small, petty man

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sept. 24, 2020. TOM BRENNER/REUTERS DAVID SHRIBMAN THE GLOBE AND MAIL November 23 at 11:00 a.m. CST He once bestrode the narrow world of … Continue reading

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Following the money behind two apparent shill candidates in US elections

Following the money behind two apparent shill candidates in state Senate races Glenna Milberg, Reporter -Nov 23, 2020 Related A dark money mystery in Florida centers on the campaign of a spoiler candidate who appeared to help a Republican win … Continue reading

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A rigid belief in freedom is driving France and the U.S. to tragedy

Opinion https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-a-rigid-belief-in-freedom-is-driving-france-and-the-us-to-tragedy/ “… In Canada, our national narrative has shifted over the past century from xenophobia to multiculturalism. How fortunate we are. Sadly, rigid foundational ideologies are likely to continue to threaten social peace as the 21st century progresses.”

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AOC: Democrats lost congressional seats because of lack of online ads – Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/aoc-democrats-lost-senate-seats-facebook-ads-2020-11

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Jenna Bush Hager Recalls Letter George H. W. Bush Wrote to Bill Clinton | PEOPLE.com

https://people.com/politics/election-2020-jenna-bush-hager-george-hw-bush-bill-clinton-letter/

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Decoding the U.S. election: What data reveal about who voted for Biden and Trump

The 2020 presidential election highlighted divides in the United States that have only grown deeper since 2016, with votes split along race, gender, age, education and economic lines. Joe Friesen – Globe and Mail Published November 7, 2020 Updated 18 … Continue reading

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Canada urged to enact sanctions on Chinese officials for actions in Hong Kong

After Canada enacted sanctions against officials in Belarus for human rights violations they urged to follow the US in doing the same on Chinese officials for actions in Hong Kong. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-canada-urged-to-enact-sanctions-on-chinese-officials-for-actions-in/

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For the U.S.-Canada relationship, Biden’s win changes everything – and nothing at all

Opinion John Ibbitson – Globe and Mail November 6, 2020 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-for-the-us-canada-relationship-bidens-win-changes-everything-and/ Archive

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United States Postal Service crisis and its affect on the 2020 US Elections

“Between a pandemic that sidelined a chunk of its workforce and a Trump-appointed postmaster general whose changes hampered its ability to deliver the mail, the United States Postal Service has had a rocky year, all the way through Election Day … Continue reading

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The Psychology Behind Unwavering Supporters of Donald Trump and other recent Populists

Psychologists have researced how Donald Trump and other recent populists have gained and maintained support despite shocking behavior. The following is a copy of this Psycology Today article by Bobby Azarian Ph.D. – (Mind In The Machine) from 2016 with … Continue reading

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