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Marni Soupcoff: Our nutritionally confused government tells us how to host dinner parties

When Canada last updated its Food Guide in 2007, one of the more well-reviewed food books of the year was fiction-writer Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. 806 more words

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Noah Feldman: Trump can't just let Obamacare fail. It's unconstitutional

Having failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump is now stating openly that his plan is to let Obamacare fail instead. Although the end result may be the same, there’s a vast difference between these two options, constitutionally speaking. 986 more words

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Raymond J. de Souza: The UN plays politics with a Jewish-Muslim shrine

KRAKÓW, POLAND –

Kraków is a city of immense religious importance, and on my annual visits there is always much to reflect upon and pray about. 866 more words

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John Robson: Moneybags Morneau reprimands rich people for having brains

Aaaack! What did the federal finance minister just say? Did he really just discover that rich people take advantage of complexities in the tax code to pay less? 835 more words

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John Ivison: When it comes to NAFTA negotiations, we need to stand united

Another day, another Conservative MP telling a right-wing American cable channel how Justin Trudeau is in bed with al-Qaida for agreeing to compensate Omar Khadr. 876 more words

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Colby Cosh: Can giving everyone free money reduce the stigma of a guaranteed income?

Not many people noticed — perhaps because it appeared in a sociology journal instead of the economics literature — but there has been another fresh scholarly spelunking in the data ruins left behind by Mincome, Manitoba’s ambitious 1970s experiment with a universal guaranteed basic income. 842 more words

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Terry Glavin: China's censoring, murdering regime is terrified of its own people

It’s a pretty good sign that a regime is terrified of the people it purports to govern when state censors are obliged to outlaw references to Winnie the Pooh. 1,212 more words

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