It’s obvious that the fate of the planet, of human life itself, is at stake. Yet, conservative leaders are using their influence to deride efforts to address the looming catastrophe.
It’s always the same with right-wing populism. It’s based on the notion that average people won’t notice when they lose out in the fine print.
Robert Mueller has mostly provided fresh evidence that the U.S. president is able in large measure to operate outside the intended system of checks and balances central to U.S. governance.
After three years of political convulsion at home, the process of extraditing the U.K. from nearly half a century of membership in the EU is becoming a full-scale nightmare for Europeans too.
Vox party leader Santiago Abascal, a Trumpish anti-immigration nationalist, could be the possible kingmaker in a national election in a few weeks.
Canadians need to be much more vigilant about anti-immigrant and racist dog-whistling in the public sphere.
Many of Canada’s hemispheric neighbours, from Mexico to Brazil, are coping with disillusioned citizens, entrenched economic uncertainty, and radical populists.
With seniors being reliable voters with a pronounced Conservative lean, a failure to mobilize young people this time will put the Liberals at a distinct disadvantage.