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Trump administration & Immigration 2018

Trump administration & Immigration 2017 A shouting match inside the White House unmasks one of Trump’s biggest lies (WaPost) While angry arguments are typical in the world of stressful, high-stakes White House decision-making, this one has […]

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Social media, society and technology 2017 –

Anne Applebaum: Saudi Arabia’s information war to bury news of Jamal Khashoggi (WaPost) Over the past several years, the Saudi government has fine-tuned a sophisticated information policy, one that bears a distinct resemblance to the sort […]

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China: government and governance 2016-18

The Diplomat Magazine More on China China’s Influence (Quartz) As America retreats, China is striving for global leadership on everything from trade to climate change to advanced technology. It has the capital to fund infrastructure spending […]

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SCOTUS and the US courts 2017-18

Supreme Court of the United States SCOTUS & Brett Kavanaugh It’s time for term limits for Supreme Court justices (Vox) Unlike every other democracy in the world, the US has lifetime appointments for the Supreme Court. […]

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Trump & Trade 2018

See also Trade & Tariffs USMCA (formerly known as NAFTA) 6 October The Trump Trade Strategy Is Coming Into Focus. That Doesn’t Necessarily Mean It Will Work. By Neil Irwin, senior economics correspondent Taking an aggressive […]

Middle East & Arab World – Saudi Arabia 2017-18
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Cannabis is legal in Canada — here’s what you need to know Rules around legal weed vary from province to provinc ...
Global Economy & Globalization 2018
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International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) The Prophets of Cryptocurrency Survey the Boom and Bu ...
Canada: Energy, environment & pipelines 2018
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The environmentalist’s quandary on pipelines 10 October Enbridge pipeline ruptures, sparks massive fire north of Princ ...