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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 & Trade 2018

See also Trade & Tariffs USMCA (formerly known as NAFTA) Trump faces failing strategy on auto jobs as he heads to Ohio (Politico) Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum have cost Ford and GM about $1 […]

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Social media, society and technology 2017 –

A surprising number of people trust AI to make better policy decisions than politicians (Quartz) A new survey on Europeans’ attitudes towards technology found that a quarter of people would prefer it if policy decisions were […]

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The Democrats/progressives 2019

The Democrats/progressives 2018 Check out the Democratic field with our candidate tracker. Introducing the Post Pundit 2020 Power Ranking. Tom Toles/The Washington Post Where is the center of gravity in the Democratic Party? (WaPost) The opening […]

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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 economy 2017 (Part 2) – 2019
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See Canada economy 2016-17 Chris Hall: An unusually eventful budget day sets the stage for the coming election (CBC) Bil ...
Wednesday Night #1931
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On Tuesday afternoon, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his 460-page budget, titled Investing in the Middle Class, wh ...
Canada economy 2017 (Part 2) – 2019
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See Canada economy 2016-17 Chris Hall: An unusually eventful budget day sets the stage for the coming election (CBC) Bil ...
U.S.: Environment & energy 2019
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The Democratic Party Wants to Make Climate Policy Exciting After years of infighting, the Democrats may finally have fou ...