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The Russia probe

See also: Robert Mueller III, Special Counsel 18-19 August Trump invokes Nixon and McCarthy in NYT White House counsel report rant Don McGahn speaks to Mueller for 30 hours in Russia inquiry President calls report ‘fake’ […]

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Trump administration & Immigration 2018

Trump administration & Immigration 2017 How Family Reunification Actually Works at the Border An immigration lawyer outlines the logistical challenges of bringing together detained parents and kids, and why families reunited at the border still face […]

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China geopolitical strategy

See also China Seas Quartz: China in Africa Simon Baptist, The Economist: China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which seeks to develop hard and soft infrastructure supporting trade between China and other nations, is one of […]

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Trump & Trade 2018

In Maine and Eastern Canada, unintended consequences of Trump’s trade war on display The lobster industry in the US is feeling the tariff pinch, but America’s loss is Canada’s gain, as Andrew Cohen reports from the […]

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Social media, society and technology 2017 –

Americans are now spending 11 hours each day consuming media (Quartz) Americans now spend most of their waking hours watching TV, listening to music, using apps on their smartphones, or otherwise consuming media, a new study […]

Canada: International relations and foreign policy 2017 -2018
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Canada G7 presidency Video: 150 years of Canadian foreign policy Saudi Arabia – Canada international relations 2018 Ca ...
John Ciaccia 1933-2018
August 17, 2018  //  2 Comments
Photo by Robert J. Galbraith at WN #1500 It is with immense sadness that I share the news that John Ciaccia died peacefu ...
Global Economy & Globalization 2018
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International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) The example is Australian, but the topic is universal ...
Canada: Energy, environment & pipelines 2018
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The environmentalist’s quandary on pipelines 17 August Canada bans neonic pesticides implicated in bee declines (CBC R ...