progressive politics

Ontario’s owes $311 billion, routinely billed as one of the world’s highest levels of subnational debt.

Worried about Alberta debt? Pity poor Ontario.

Former President Barack Obama address the participants at a summit on climate change involving mayors from around the globe in Chicago, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The barbarian horde everywhere is not always right, but the elites in Europe, as in the United States, are learning that the horde will be accommodated, the hard way or the easy way.

Mitt Romney leaves the Senate offices at the Utah State Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Romney held closed-door meetings with Utah lawmakers as the former Republican presidential nominee continues his bid to become a prominent new U.S. Senator for Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

How Mitt Romney is under attack in Utah for ‘liberal Massachusetts values’.

Brown's alleged misconduct very much remains a live story, and might through the provincial campaign.

Patrick Brown shows it’s all about him, no matter the collateral damage to Ontario PCs.

German Politics Enters Era of Instability.

Germany’s big-tent parties have ensured political stability for decades. But they are rapidly losing power and influence. The Social Democrats are witnessing an open rebellion against party leadership while many conservatives are beginning to doubt Merkel’s abilities.

History tells us that where voluntary ‘mercy killing’ is allowed, involuntary euthanasia inevitably follows.

When Does the Right to Die Become the Duty to Die?

SPD leader Martin Schulz (right) together with Andrea Nahles, who is set to replace him.

It looked like Martin Schulz of the Social Democrats had finally one-upped Chancellor Merkel. But then, just as his party secured key cabinet positions in Germany’s potential new government, he messed everything up. And Merkel’s position isn’t much better.

Critics of the gender-neutralizing of the anthem say that it was already written to be “gender neutral” in the first place.

Canada Changing National Anthem to Remove Male Pronouns to Make Lyrics ‘Gender Neutral’.