Category Archives: International

What’s the deal on Greek debt?

See my latest thoughts on the Greek financial crisis on the IRPP’s Policy Options blog here.
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What does Magna Carta mean to Canada?

Last night I attended an excellent panel discussion “Magna Carta: What does it mean to Canada?” hosted by House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer. And I was very struck by a comment by panelist the Hon. Pierre Poilievre (Minister of Employment … Continue reading

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I think maybe they already know

Here’s yet another weird story. The head of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea wants people to use balloons and computer hacking to spread the news within North Korea that … Continue reading

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When fist met paper in Ukraine

File this under “News stories that should surprise no one”: Fighting continues in Ukraine despite a Western-brokered “ceasefire.” It’s the familiar pattern when a group of people who piously insist that a conflict can have no military solution sit down … Continue reading

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Sun News spirit lives on

Sun News Network has set. It is a bittersweet feeling.
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