This race could change US politics forever

The recently concluded Republican and Democratic party conventions offered an astonishing role reversal in American politics. Under Donald Trump, Republicans painted a dark and ominous view of the United States, almost entirely devoid of optimism,…


Women’s Milestones in US Politics

First woman nominated for president by a major political party: Hilllary Clinton, Democrat from New York, 2016 First woman nominated as vice president by a major political party: Geraldine Ferraro, Democrat from New York, 1984…


Tech Five: Amazon enters student loan business

Retailing titan Amazon is making a move into the student loan business. Meanwhile, we may finally be close to a deal on Yahoo. Let’s look at tech stocks to watch Friday: Amazon. The company is…




Donald Trump’s lessons for Canadian politics

On the morning after Donald Trump — a man that has made the writer Ezra Klein “truly afraid” for his country, a “poisonous messenger” in the words of the New York Times, a “peril” in the…



Does travel really broaden the mind?

Mark Twain wrote: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating…