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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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Trump administration & Immigration 2018-19

Trump administration & Immigration 2017 4 Severely Ill Migrant Toddlers Hospitalized After Lawyers Visit Border Patrol Facility The kids were unresponsive, feverish and vomiting, yet receiving no medical care, according to lawyers. (HuffPost) The Associated Press […]

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Trump & Trade 2018 – 2019

See also Trade & Tariffs USMCA (formerly known as NAFTA) Trump administration U.S. – China relations   China Is Cutting Tariffs—For Everyone Else (The Atlantic) As Trump focuses on disruption, Beijing is evidently operating on a […]

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China: government and governance 2016-19

The Diplomat Magazine More on China China – Hong Kong Prominent Uighur Writer Dies at Chinese Internment Camp (VOA) A prominent Uighur writer, who had been held at an internment camp in China’s Xinjiang region, has […]

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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 […]

Canada: government & governance 2019
June 22, 2019  //  No Comments
See SNC-Lavalin 2019 Canada: government & governance 2017-18 That did not take long! Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s c ...
Wednesday Night #1944
June 19, 2019  //  No Comments
Thank you to all who made last week’s evening with Rick Barton such a stimulating success! Obviously, we did not get t ...
Trump administration: U.S. Economy 2019 Chapter III
June 4, 2019  //  1 Comment
Trump Is Slowing US Economic Growth By Robert J. Barro The current state of US macroeconomic policymaking across four ke ...
Climate change, natural disasters
June 21, 2019  //  No Comments
9 natural disasters that took the lives of hundreds of thousands The Global Climate Action Summit The Really Big One An ...