Conversations with History: Canada Relations

Conversations with History: Canada RelationsHost Harry Kreisler welcomes distinguished Canadian diplomat Allan Gotlieb to discuss the U.S.- Canadian relationship. After tracing the features of their strategic partnership during the Cold War, Gotlieb analyzes the changes in bilateral relations in the wake of 911 and the 2008 economic collapse. In the context of America’s focus on homeland security, rising unemployment, and environmental degradation, he examines the impact of domestic politics for any effort to develop…

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Debate Free Trade vs Fair Trade at The Economist

Debate Free Trade vs Fair Trade at The EconomistFair trade must be threatening someone’s bottom line. Starting today, The Economist is hosting an online debate. The proposition: “This house believes that making trade fairer is more important than making it freer.” Two economists, one for and one against present their positions. You can vote or comment after completing a free registration. Read my own comments below. “Free trade” is a rhetorical term that means whatever you want. Bearing…

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Canadian Outrage at Fox News Is Growing

Canadian Outrage at Fox News Is GrowingThis is how the US lose wars. This is how the US are making enemies around the world. And this is how Republicans lose elections. Making fun of dead Canadian soldiers doesn’t help. US Republican douchebags are the only people dumb enough in the history of the planet to actually make fun of and humiliate their own allies in a time of war. Ignorance, insensitivity and greed, this is the…

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