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Brexit, EU & UK 2019

The Guardian Brexit BBC: Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU ‘Order! Order!’: Parliament Speaker Is Brexit’s Surprise Star and Villain Brexit, EU & UK 2018 What Next? How Brexit May […]

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China: government and governance 2016-19

The Diplomat Magazine More on China China – Hong Kong Bloomberg Politics: As Chinese President Xi Jinping gears up for this month’s Group of 20 summit, he’s facing multiple fires that strike at the Communist Party’s […]

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SNC-Lavalin 2019

Charges against SNC-Lavalin explained — and how the PMO allegedly got involved See also Wednesday Night #1927 w/ David Kilgour A closer look at SNC-Lavalin’s sometimes murky past Yves Boisvert: A deferred prosecution agreement is not […]

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Robert Mueller III, Special Counsel

See also The Russia probe Nixon’s ex-White House counsel John Dean laid out 6 striking parallels between the Mueller report and the Watergate investigation (Business Insider) John Dean, the former White House counsel to President Richard […]

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Trump & Trade 2018 – 2019

See also Trade & Tariffs USMCA (formerly known as NAFTA) Trump administration U.S. – China relations Trump Calls Off Plan to Impose Tariffs on Mexico (NYT) President Trump backed off his plan to impose tariffs on […]

Quebec 2019
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Québec 2018 Legault Year One: How the CAQ has transformed Quebec so far Quebec’s new political reality will be closel ...
Wednesday Night #1943 with Rick Barton
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Discussions are always better than arguments These days it is often difficult to abide by the adage that An argument tri ...
Trump administration: U.S. Economy 2019 Chapter III
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Trump Is Slowing US Economic Growth By Robert J. Barro The current state of US macroeconomic policymaking across four ke ...
Climate change, natural disasters
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9 natural disasters that took the lives of hundreds of thousands The Global Climate Action Summit The Really Big One An ...