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Trump launches Twitter attack on civil rights hero

Two days before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Trump attacks civil rights legend John Lewis as "all talk" The post Trump launches Twitter attack on civil rights hero appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Be of good cheer!

Life's short. The world is 4.54 billion years old. But when you are down, remember you can always say: "I lived in the same time as Warren." — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) January 17, 2017

A Canadian’s guide to America’s inauguration day

Maclean's explains what you need to know about Donald Trump's inauguration The post A Canadian’s guide to America’s inauguration day appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trudeau heads east on tour, talks Trump

Justin Trudeau heads to Halifax on his pan-Canadian tour and explains the common ground he and Trump share The post Trudeau heads east on tour, talks Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

This week’s column: conservatives, call home

Anyone seen the Conservative Party of Canada?  They were here just a minute ago. Remember? Had just about half the seats in the House of Commons? Forty per cent of the vote, give or take? Seats in every province but one? Fundraising behemoth? Remember them? They were led by a guy who wasn’t particularly warm […]

Unpresident unpoll 

.@realDonaldTrump-haters pre-inauguration self-deception list: — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) January 17, 2017

On inauguration week, a moment for memorials in Washington

Americans consider the meaning of the looming Trump presidency at the memorials for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Franklin Delano Roosevelt The post On inauguration week, a moment for memorials in Washington appeared first on Macleans...

How Trudeau’s cabinet stacks up against Trump’s team

Donald Trump's cabinet is overwhelmingly white, old, and male, not to mention really, really rich. Trudeau's team couldn't be more different. The post How Trudeau’s cabinet stacks up against Trump’s team appeared first on Macleans.c...

Paul Anka’s ‘My Way’: The Donald Trump version

Donald Trump couldn't book Canada's Paul Anka to sing his signature song. So we remade the song, as if it were sung by Trump himself. The post Paul Anka’s ‘My Way’: The Donald Trump version appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Bruce Springsteen cover band won’t play at Trump inauguration

Bruce Springsteen tribute band cancels plan to play for Donald Trump The post Bruce Springsteen cover band won’t play at Trump inauguration appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Defiant EU nations prepare for President Donald Trump

'We Europeans have our fate in our own hands.' The post Defiant EU nations prepare for President Donald Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Is Donald Trump a Russian agent?

Around the world, intelligence agencies, politicians, and the public are asking the same question: is it really possible Donald Trump is working with the Russians? The post Is Donald Trump a Russian agent? appeared first on Macleans...

Kevin O’Leary’s campaign got rolling over lunch

How the reality TV star shifted from flirting with a Tory leadership bid to organizing the real deal The post Kevin O’Leary’s campaign got rolling over lunch appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Copping to the ‘copter

So, The Lobby Monitor asked me about the Aga Khan, helicopter, lobbying, blah blah blah.  Here’s my response.  The sponsor is almost always a lobbyist. CIJA, for example, sponsors a great deal of air travel – with MPs from all parties – every year. That never raises any concerns.  This case shouldn’t either. The Opposition […]

Vice chief of defence staff Mark Norman removed from post

Norman was one of the highest-ranking military officers in Canada The post Vice chief of defence staff Mark Norman removed from post appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Joe Oliver loses bid to become Ontario PC candidate

The former federal finance minister will not be a candidate for York Centre The post Joe Oliver loses bid to become Ontario PC candidate appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Ethics watchdog to investigate Trudeau’s use of Aga Khan helicopter

Ethics watchdog to look into Trudeau family vacation at Aga Khan's exclusive private island The post Ethics watchdog to investigate Trudeau’s use of Aga Khan helicopter appeared first on Macleans.ca.

MLK

It’s his day in the US, today.  Coincidences: Started the morning with another great black leader, my friend Chris Spence, who has also been unfairly maligned and targeted by the predominantly white establishment. And: my spouse and daughter will be near the spot seen in the photo above this weekend, protesting the racist, sexist, extremist […]

Eating up the Hill: Buddha Satay Bowl at Freshii

Our office moved over to the newly renovated Wellington Building last week and, while the new cafeteria in this building looks pretty sweet, it won't be open for another week. As my offer to serve as a taste tester as they prep for opening...Show More Summary

Ontario politics: if you are seen as out-of-touch, can you get back in-touch?

Ironically, I’m at CBC right now. And that’s where I read this. Other pundits are all but writing Wynne off. “She has lost that credibility with voters and once it’s gone it’s almost impossible to get back,” said Quito Maggi, CEO of Mainstreet Research.  His firm’s polling in the latter half of 2016 suggested the Liberals […]

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