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Donald Trump is a white supremacist

He is. I’ve been writing about the racist Right for more than 30 years – and fighting them as a lawyer, or as a political activist, for almost as long. I know one when I see one. When Lisa and I worked for Hillary Clinton, everyone else on the campaign knew that Trump was a... View Article

Edmonton Journal’s top guy on Recipe For Hate

Dave Breakenridge – managing editor at the Journal – says the book is “excellent…an entertaining punk rock thriller by Warren Kinsella. Great page-turner. Nicely done.” Thank you, sir! Just finished this entertaining punk-rock thriller by @kinsellawarren. Show More Summary

If you only read one book about Trump over the holidays, make it this one

We've surveyed the many books on the U.S. president so you don't have to The post If you only read one book about Trump over the holidays, make it this one appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why Trump can be charged with obstruction

Laurence H. Tribe: The president is not immune from prosecution when performing his constitutionally authorized duties The post Why Trump can be charged with obstruction appeared first on Macleans.ca.

DoFo Hoho NoMo

You can’t shine Shinola, Ramona. Nice Ford Nation bumpersticker, BTW. A poll suggesting Doug Ford trails Mayor John Tory by single digits ahead of next fall’s election is “flawed” and could misguide Toronto voters, an experienced pollster warns. The Firm Digital, a new polling agency, released the results of a poll it claims reached 15,576 Torontonians.... View Article

Justin Trudeau on trade, pot and Die Hard’s status as a Christmas movie

On City's Breakfast Television, the Prime Minister was optimistic about NAFTA and insistent that he's pro-small business. He also got into the weeds on pot legalization. The post Justin Trudeau on trade, pot and Die Hard’s status as a Christmas movie appeared first on Macleans.ca.

SFH shows up on SNL

Not, really, but this is what it would be like if we did a political gig.

Why Canada should let Haitian asylum seekers stay

It’s not just compassion that should drive government policy towards Haitian migrants. Western countries, Canada included, owe the country a massive debt, says Andray Domise. The post Why Canada should let Haitian asylum seekers stay appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Jagmeet Singh’s decision to skip a seat in Parliament could pay off

The new NDP leader won’t be an MP, but with Parliament descending into a place of 'mayhem and theatre' that may give Singh an edge. The post Jagmeet Singh’s decision to skip a seat in Parliament could pay off appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Ottawa’s pot penthouse in the sky

The 'magical' place where investors, bureaucrats and pot gurus gather to talk about the evolving marijuana business The post Ottawa’s pot penthouse in the sky appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Can Patrick Brown avenge Tim Hudak and John Tory’s electoral disasters?

In the past two elections, Progressive Conservatives snatched defeat from the jaws of victory The post Can Patrick Brown avenge Tim Hudak and John Tory’s electoral disasters? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why Conservatives and the NDP are fighting over the ‘working class’

While the Liberals obsess about the middle class, the opposition will be talking about another kind of voter The post Why Conservatives and the NDP are fighting over the ‘working class’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Black voters saved Alabama—despite efforts to keep them down

Opinion: Doug Jones may have defeated Roy Moore in their Senate race, but Alabama’s electoral history is still marked by efforts to frustrate the Black vote The post Black voters saved Alabama—despite efforts to keep them down appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why Trump can’t be charged with obstruction

The view that the constitution authorizes a U.S. president to exercise his duties The post Why Trump can’t be charged with obstruction appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Alabama should be a wake up call for the Democrats—they have work to do

Scott Gilmore on how if the party wants to win again, it needs to bring a much better ground game and a bigger knife The post Alabama should be a wake up call for the Democrats—they have work to do appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Editor’s Picks: Our favourite stories from 2017

Dangerous escapes to Canada. A tribute to Gord Downie. A sexual abuse scandal. Read some of our best stories from 2017 The post Editor’s Picks: Our favourite stories from 2017 appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Fascism’s return and Trump’s war on youth

Opinion: Trump’s mode of fascism is a unique product of our times, our commercial culture and a corporate-controlled media The post Fascism’s return and Trump’s war on youth appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The ties that bind the Liberals and the Bronfmans

The opposition is questioning the Bronfman family's connections to the Liberal Party. It's been happening for 100 years. The post The ties that bind the Liberals and the Bronfmans appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Who is Michael Wolfson?

How a one-time draft dodger and longtime data guru landed at the centre of the small-business tax war, the bitterest policy scrap in Canadian politics in 2017 The post Who is Michael Wolfson? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

I asked when #MeToo would hit Ottawa, and then it did

A few days ago, I wrote a column – which the Hill Times published, but HuffPo refused to, because they didn’t want to do anything that might identify the sexual harasser – about why #MeToo hadn’t hit Ottawa yet.  Because, God knows, there’s plenty of wrongdoing taking place up there, too. Well, last night –... View Article

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