Iyke Otakpor

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Noam Chomsky on the Trump presidency

“Trump’s antics ensure that attention is focused on him, and it makes little difference how,” says Chomsky<p><i>[This interview has been excerpted from Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy, the new book by Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian to be published this</b> …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Black Voters

What if Trump ditched the GOP? The party is not immune to being fired

<b>Analysis</b><p><b>By Aaron Blake</b><p>After attacking pretty much everybody else, President Donald Trump is now battling his own party. In recent days, Trump has …

Senators introduce two bills aimed at protecting Mueller from being fired

Senators introduced two bipartisan bills Thursday aimed at protecting Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump as both parties signalled resistance to any White House effort to derail the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election.<p>The similar …

Donald Trump

How to clean up the White House: 4 simple rules

<i>Peter Donolo is vice-chairman of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada. He served as director of communications to prime minister Jean Chrétien.</i><p>The coda to last week's epic-scale White House dysfunction was the appointment of a battle-tested former U.S. marine general to clean up the mess, and imbue the …

Donald Trump

How the Bank of Canada’s rate hike could spell trouble for Trudeau’s middle-class dream

For one view of Canada’s rate hike, consider the case of David and Neera. He can’t get a raise, is worried about retirement and they borrowed money a …

Donald Trump makes 21 false claims in Missouri speech about tax plan

WASHINGTON—Two weeks ago, U.S. President Donald Trump was much more honest than usual. He made a mere 10 false claims, about half of his usual weekly …