U.S. post 2016 elections: Shock – not awe – & resistance
May 21, 2017, 1 Comment

See also Trump Transition The Democrats/progressives after the 2016 Election A grim (prescient?) outlook that offers lit ...

Wednesday Night #1824
February 22, 2017, No Comments

An historical note: There was a U.S. presidential election in 1824 about which Wikipedia has this to say (note some simi ...

Wednesday Night #1819
January 18, 2017, No Comments

The last Wednesday Night of the Obama era or, if you prefer, the last of the pre-Trumpian era. The transition with all o ...

Canada: government & governance post 2015 election
December 28, 2016, 1 Comment

The inner circle: Inside Trudeau’s economic advisory team Ministers, Parliamentary Secretaries, Opposition Critics: Th ...

Wednesday Night #1812
November 30, 2016, No Comments

As always, Gerald presented a number of memorable events from the year 1812. The obvious one being the Napoleon’s ...

U.S. elections 2016 – the mornings after
November 22, 2016, No Comments

The Morning After the Morning After for Blue People ‘The races are not equal’: meet the alt-right leader in ...

Gwen Ifill 1955-2016 R.I.P.
November 14, 2016, No Comments

We feel we have lost a wise and dear friend. She and Judy joined us at the dinner table almost every evening for many ye ...

Election campaign 2016: Republicans
November 4, 2016, 1 Comment

The Daily Trump: Filling a Time Capsule (The Atlantic Daily) People will look back on this era in our history to see wha ...

Wednesday Night #1807
October 19, 2016, 1 Comment

With our thanks to Catherine Gillbert who made sure the WN tradition was unbroken! Together, we watched every minute of ...

Jeffrey Simpson: State of the nation
July 1, 2016, No Comments

Jeffrey Simpson’s last column State of the nation: Canada a country that has stood the tests of time If a country ...