Professor of Political Economy at the University of Toronto and author of Does North America Exist?: Governing the Continent after NAFTA and 9/11
Barack Obama crossed into Canada today on his first foreign trip as President. But he spent just a few hours and made no public appearances.
Feb. 19, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
On his first trip to another country as President, Barack Obama is spending a few hours in Canada , America’s biggest trading partner.
Feb. 19, 2009from To the Point
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.
May. 24from Left, Right & Center
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
The great majority of Israel’s problems would be solved if the nation were able to establish lasting peace with its neighbors, says journalist and filmmaker Mariam Shahin.
Apr. 19from Scheer Intelligence
Joe Biden is in.
Apr. 26from Left, Right & Center
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point