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    Five stories in Canada we’re watching
    Jun21

    Five stories in Canada we’re watching

    Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, centre, and Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa, left, attend a meeting of finance ministers in Vancouver, Monday, June 20, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward, CP) Five stories in the news today: CPP DEAL REACHED, PREMIUMS RISE IN 2019 Both Canadian workers and their employers will soon be on the hook for higher...

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government
    Jun21

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government

    Mashupye Herbert Maserumule, Tshwane University of TechnologyThe euphoria of South Africa’s 2016 municipal elections is at its peak, with political parties parading their manifestos, all in competition for a stake in the local sphere of government.The razzmatazz is deafening. But, it blurs a vexing question: what does governing in the...

    Confessions Of A Ukrainian ‘Political Prisoner’
    Jun21

    Confessions Of A Ukrainian ‘Political Prisoner’

    Following his recent release in a prisoner swap, Hennadiy Afanasyev, a photographer from Crimea convicted in Russia of plotting terrorist attacks on the Moscow-occupied peninsula, tells why he decided to recant his testimony implicating fellow Ukrainians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, June 21, 2016
    Jun21

    The Morning Vertical, June 21, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: They’re Still Dying In The Donbas
    Jun21

    The Daily Vertical: They’re Still Dying In The Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: They’re Still Dying In The Donbas
    Jun21

    The Daily Vertical: They’re Still Dying In The Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Five stories in the news today, June 2
    Jun21

    Five stories in the news today, June 2

    Five stories in the news today from The Canadian Press: ——— CPP DEAL REACHED, PREMIUMS RISE IN 2019 Both Canadian workers and their employers will soon be on the hook for higher contributions to the Canada Pension Plan now that the federal government has an agreement with most of the provinces to revamp the program for the first time in nearly...

    Our Impulsive Foreign Policy Establishment
    Jun21

    Our Impulsive Foreign Policy Establishment

    Some 50 State Department officials have signed a memo calling on President Obama to launch air and missile strikes on the Damascus regime of Bashar Assad. A “judicious use of stand-off and air weapons,” they claim, “would undergird and drive a more focused and hard-nosed U.S.-led diplomatic process.” In brief, to strengthen the hand of our...

    Putin Changing His Tune in St. Petersburg
    Jun21

    Putin Changing His Tune in St. Petersburg

    Russia’s annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum ended up with an impressive financial haul—$15.3 billion in contracts, compared to just $3.6 billion last year. But more important than the investment tally was a new-look political message for the West, delivered by Russian President Vladimir Putin from the forum’s...

    Biden warns Trump will cause democracy backslide
    Jun21

    Biden warns Trump will cause democracy backslide

    Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy 2016 National Convention, Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) WASHINGTON – Warning of a potential surge in anti-Americanism, Vice-President Joe Biden tore into Donald Trump’s views on foreign policy on Monday, urging the country...