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U.K. after the Brexit vote 2017

Yes, Minister brilliant reprise Yes Minister Brexit special – Sir Humphrey explains all Sir Humphrey explains British foreign policy U.K. in 2016 After the 2016 Brexit vote 16 August Britain quells concerns about the land border […]

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Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare 2017

See also Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare 2012-16 The problem isn’t Obamacare; it’s the insurance companies 15 August (NYT evening brief) If President Trump makes good on his promise to “let Obamacare implode,” premiums would rise […]

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India 2016 – 2017

Modi wants India to emerge as a leading global power: not a non-aligned power or a bridging power, but a power that can shape global outcomes (The Skimm) Over the weekend, the head of a state-run […]

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Social media, society and technology 2016 – 2017

17 Things You Were Doing on the Computer in 2001 (and aren’t doing any more) The meaning of life in a world without work As technology renders jobs obsolete, what will keep us busy? Sapiens author […]

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Canada — Immigration & citizenship 2017

Fact check: Do refugees get more financial help than Canadian pensioners? (CTV News) An infographic that has been widely circulated by email and shared on social media claims that Ottawa gives refugees a “monthly pension” of […]

Quebec 2016-17
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Quebec post 2014 elections Share of anglophones in Quebec declining, not increasing, corrected census figures show Stati ...
Wednesday Night #1849 with Peter Berezin
August 16, 2017  //  No Comments
Peter Berezin will be with us to talk about the weekly outlook from Bank Credit Analyst (see highlights) – and any ...
Trump administration: U.S. Economy
August 16, 2017  //  2 Comments
Trump’s Economic Labyrinth (Project Syndicate) US President Donald Trump is finally getting down to the hard work of t ...
Climate change, uncertainty & natural disasters 2017
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“When the Last Tree Is Cut Down, the Last Fish Eaten, and the Last Stream Poisoned, You Will Realize That You Cannot E ...