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Turkey 2016

(Quartz) Recep Tayyip Erdogan edged closer to complete power.The Turkish parliament approved constitutional changes that allow the president to appoint and dismiss ministers and intervene in the judiciary. It abolishes the post of prime minister for […]

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Global Economy & Globalization 2017

Global Economy & Globalization 2016 Eurasia Group: Welcome to the geopolitical recession 2017 Here’s What World Leaders Think Is the Greatest Risk for 2017 (Fortune) Some of the world’s most powerful leaders are growing more concerned, […]

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Media Matters 2016

Media Matters 2015 The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy How to Deal With the Lies of Donald Trump: Guidelines for the Media A More Detailed Guide to Dealing With Trump’s Lies How to […]

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Canada @ 150

Federal government plans low-cost rollout of 2017 logo (29 April 2015) Our politicians need to be pushed to think long-term, even as the world seems impossible to predict By Jennifer Ditchburn (Policy Options, IRPP) When Lester […]

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Social media, society and technology 2016

17 Things You Were Doing on the Computer in 2001 (and aren’t doing any more) Jeremy Kinsman: The Trump Tsunami (Policy Magazine) The erosion of the primacy of fact-based evidence in debating public choices in our […]

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Expo 67
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Expo 67, Take 2: Is Montreal ready to host another world’s fair? Ready for Expo 67: The Sequel? Montreal enthralle ...
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Wednesday Night #1818
January 11, 2017  //  No Comments
We have very special guests this week. Eric Ruel and Guylaine Maroist, co-founders of Productions de la ruelle , will jo ...
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Global Economy & Globalization 2017
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Global Economy & Globalization 2016 Eurasia Group: Welcome to the geopolitical recession 2017 Here’s What World Le ...
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U.S.: Environment & energy
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Making Waves: A new study in the journal Science Advances confirms that the world’s oceans have steadily warmed for th ...