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GOLDBERG: Will EU’s genetic flaw lead to its demise?

GOLDBERG: Will EU’s genetic flaw lead to its demise?

By JONAH GOLDBERG Since I am in Europe – Spain, to be precise – I shall do as the Europeans do and fret over the future of the European Union. As my tepid opening sentence suggests, I don’t really

Killing Ourselves With Hate

The recent shooting inside a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, is the latest example that we Americans are literally killing ourselves with hatred... Read More The post Killing Ourselves

How Colleges Dupe Parents and Taxpayers

Colleges have been around for centuries. College students have also been around for centuries. Yet, college administrators assume that today’s students have needs that were... Read More The post How

With 2020 Vision, a Look Back at Life 100 Years Ago

It can be useful and instructive to observe the turning of a decade by looking back on what life was like in America a mere... Read More The post With 2020 Vision, a Look Back at Life 100 Years Ago
GOLDSTEIN: Climate change — a decade of broken promises and failures

GOLDSTEIN: Climate change — a decade of broken promises and failures

Canada’s record on addressing human-induced climate change over the past decade mirrors the global record of setting unrealistic goals for lowering industrial greenhouse gas emissions and then failing
WILLIAMS: Colleges dupe parents and taxpayers with ‘diversity’ staff

WILLIAMS: Colleges dupe parents and taxpayers with ‘diversity’ staff

Colleges have been around for centuries. College students have also been around for centuries. Yet, college administrators assume that today’s students have needs that were unknown to their
LILLEY: Trudeau caps off disastrous 2019 with a beach vacay

LILLEY: Trudeau caps off disastrous 2019 with a beach vacay

As he finishes off the year hiding away in Costa Rica, Justin Trudeau must be thinking how glad he is that 2019 is finally over. Sure, he won the election in October — barely — but let’s be honest,
GOLDSTEIN: Jew hatred rears its head in New York

GOLDSTEIN: Jew hatred rears its head in New York

The almost daily attacks on Jews in and around New York City in recent weeks are shocking, but not surprising. Jew hatred — a more concise and accurate term than anti-Semitism — is one of the world’s
MORICI: How tribalism corrupts our democracy

MORICI: How tribalism corrupts our democracy

My grandfather, a buttonhole maker, believed his first responsibility was to be a provider, his union supported that role and the Democratic Party was the workingman’s champion. Some New Deal policies
TAYLOR: Canadian heroism in the Battle of Britain

TAYLOR: Canadian heroism in the Battle of Britain

On July 16, 1940, Adolf Hitler issued Directive No. 16. It read: “As England, in spite of the hopelessness of her military position, has so far shown herself unwilling to come to any compromise, I

Give, Don’t Govern

This week, children may learn about that greedy man, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge is selfish until ghosts scare him into thinking about others’ well-being, not just... Read More The post Give, Don’t
MALCOLM: Trudeau was re-elected, but it was far from a good year for him

MALCOLM: Trudeau was re-elected, but it was far from a good year for him

At first glance, it may seem like Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a pretty good year. After all, he managed to squeeze through the October election with a minority government despite having a lower
STROBEL: 2020 visions for Variety

STROBEL: 2020 visions for Variety

By now, after much sober thought and several trips to the holiday punch bowl, you have drafted your New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like most people you have vowed to a) Lose weight, b) Travel, c)
GUNTER: Was 2019 Canada’s horrible year?

GUNTER: Was 2019 Canada’s horrible year?

Queen Elizabeth called 1992 her annus horribilis — her “horrible year.” Her second son, Andrew (yes that Prince Andrew) separated from his wife; her daughter, Anne, divorced from her husband; the
GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau’s going backwards on climate change

GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau’s going backwards on climate change

According to polling done by the Trudeau government prior to the Oct. 21 election, most Canadians are skeptical about Canada meeting its greenhouse gas reduction targets for 2030 but want us to try.
HASSAN: Why Junaid Hafeez’s blasphemy case matters

HASSAN: Why Junaid Hafeez’s blasphemy case matters

All times are tumultuous, but future observers will look back on the past decade as especially disruptive. Most terrifying was the rise of brutal radicalism in the form of ISIS. We have also witnessed
TAYLOR: Newfoundland’s sorrow — WWI tragedy at Beaumont Hamel

TAYLOR: Newfoundland’s sorrow — WWI tragedy at Beaumont Hamel

BY GILBERT TAYLOR It was a military disaster like few others and it devastated the then self-governing British colony of Newfoundland. From Fogo Island to Pollard’s Point, Indian Tickle to St. John’s,
THE WAY WE WERE: End of the line for Toronto’s iconic CLRVs

THE WAY WE WERE: End of the line for Toronto’s iconic CLRVs

Toronto’s iconic Canadian Light Rail Vehicles (aka CLRVs or just plain streetcars) have quite literally come to the end of the line with a few of the vehicles operating for the last time on the 511
TOWHEY: What I learned from a decade of popular democracy

TOWHEY: What I learned from a decade of popular democracy

Populism was the political buzzword of the decade. Although different people mean different things when they say it — pretty much everyone talking about “populism” considers it a bad thing. So, let’s

Recalling the Battle of the Bulge

Seventy-five years ago, at the Battle of the Bulge (fought from Dec. 16, 1944, to Jan. 25, 1945), the United States suffered more casualties than... Read More The post Recalling the Battle of the