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How Will Men SURVIVE: "A Day Without A Woman" Strike

How Will Men SURVIVE: “A Day Without A Woman” Strike<p>The date has been announced: “A Day Without A Woman” strike will take place on March 8, which is …

The ‘pussyhats’ (and other things) make protests fun — which keeps people coming back

Donald Trump’s inauguration has brought with it a wave of protest and activism. Much is being written on who is involved, how and why, and what they’re achieving. Commentators from the left, right and in between have weighed in on what protesters ought to be doing differently.<p>But one important …

Anti-Trump protests held in Mexico against US president's 'campaign of xenophobia'

Scores of people from the education and business sectors will be waving Mexico's flag.<p>Anti-Trump protesters in Mexico are holding marches today (12 …

Trump is ready to renegotiate NAFTA. Here’s what that might look like.

Changing the 23-year-old pact has Canada and Mexico on edge.<p>Donald Trump campaigned for the presidency by deriding NAFTA, the free trade pact between the US, Canada, and Mexico, as a job killer and “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever signed in this country." Just a …

Tax Mexico, build a wall, dump NAFTA and watch the dominoes fall

President Donald Trump has floated the idea of a 20 percent tax on imports from Mexico to pay for a wall along the border. The wall is a foolish, …

Mexico Raises Key Rate After Inflation Surges and Peso Stumbles

Mexico’s central bank raised borrowing costs for a fourth straight meeting as President Donald Trump’s election undermined the peso and fuel prices …

Economy

Another Kind of Resistance — from Parents

In the Chicago suburbs, parents fight back against radical propaganda in the guise of instruction.<p>There is no way to prove this, but see if you agree …

Betsy DeVos should be welcomed, not vilified

It was a close vote Tuesday, just 51 to 50, but Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate as the new secretary of education, and now we can get on with …

Protesters briefly block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s visit to a D.C. school

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos encountered protesters Friday morning outside a D.C. middle school and found her way barred as she tried to enter through a side door, forcing her to retreat into a government vehicle as a man shouted “Shame!”<p>Eventually, DeVos made her way inside for an event …

A comprehensive list of what Betsy DeVos can — and can’t — do next

After barely surviving a contentious confirmation process, Betsy DeVos is now in charge at the Education Department.<p>She and her fiercest opponents might be surprised by how little power she actually has in the job.<p>Liberals’ biggest worry about DeVos, aired at the rallies to oppose her and the …

Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures

A growing number of asylum seekers are braving freezing cold temperatures to walk into Canada from the US, driven by fears of what Donald Trump’s presidency will mean for refugees, advocates say.<p>Last week, amid the chaos and uncertainty triggered by Trump’s travel ban, one agency dedicated to …

Immigration

Canada needs to act now to help refugees and minorities harmed by Trump’s orders | The Star

In the words of Elie Wiesel, “Today, as yesterday, a nation is judged by its attitude toward refugees.” He made this comment in support of the …

Immigration

Editorial: Is Canada really an angel on refugee policy?

Earlier this week, Nicholas Kristoff of the New York Times gushed about how successful Canada is at welcoming immigrants and refugees, pointing out, …

Terry Glavin: Canadians are not as good as we pretend (but we’re still pretty good)

Here we all were, primping and strutting, basking in the praise of New York Times columnists and Hollywood celebrities and boasting about how much …

Queer refugee advocate says Canada is neglecting LGBT refugees in Turkey

LGBT refugees from around the Middle East who have fled to Turkey are less likely to make it to Canada because of the government's focus on …

Women's March organisers plan a 'day without women' strike

The organisers behind the Women's March are gearing up for an even bigger protest against Donald Trump.<p>After they filled the streets of cities and towns around the world, they are looking to see how the US would cope if they didn't have women in the workforce for a day.<p>The group is planning a …

Women's March on Washington

3 Things Sociologists Learned by Studying the Women’s March

The Women’s March was the largest protest in U.S. history, and reached seven continents. Already, it’s an undeniable expression of a resistance …

Can the Women’s March organizers maintain momentum?

Two weeks after hundreds of thousands of protesters flooded cities across the country, in a massive show of support for women’s and human rights, the …

Want to Break a Bad Habit? Science Says Do These 4 Things | Inc.com

It's 3 p.m., and you're knee-deep in an afternoon energy slump.<p>You head towards the office kitchen to grab a glass of water where you're encountered by a box of treats that seems to be calling your name. "Just one," you swear. But that's the third time you've given in to your sweet tooth this …