The problem isn’t with winner-take-all electoral systems, it’s a problem within Canada’s political parties.
The crush of refugees, straining governments to the breaking point, now represent 4 per cent of Sweden’s 2016 budget.
Putin knows where Russia’s real threats lie.
The Greek government has only one sensible choice.
If Greece leaves the eurozone, Russia will enter it, casting a chill over Europe.
Western NGOs that operate in China stay silent to remain in the Chinese Communist Party’s good books.
Democracies and dictatorships alike are cracking down on NGOs, but for different reasons.
Over the centuries, Jews have periodically been sought — and shunned — as immigrants.
Far from being marginalized, Russia is winning friends and trading partners around the world.
It will now be the turn of Germany — more likely, individual German taxpayers — to take on the role of suckers.
Talk of a new Cold War is not only overblown but counterproductive to the West’s security interests.
The EU and especially the U.S. gave Putin fertile ground with which to exploit the ensuing mayhem of months of orchestrated anarchy.
(July 6, 2011) As is so often the case, regulations engender unitended consequences, hypocrisies, and hurdles that more often than not end up harming the little guy.
(May 14, 2011) Coffee is one of our guilty pleasures, and not only because of the calories that can be packed into a double latte. Many of us feel guilty that our pleasure is coming at the expense of the Third World coffee farmer, so much so that we gladly pay more for “fair trade” coffee, which certifies that farmers receive more revenue for their crop.
(May 12, 2011) Re: “Greening Harper,” Lawrence Solomon, May 7