Ron Schick

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The border crisis is a reminder that Trump has no idea what he’s doing

Faced with a problem Mitch McConnell can’t solve for him, Trump is flailing.<p>Donald Trump has largely skated by as president, deferring to the policy consensus in Republican Party circles. He’s served as a rubber-stamp signatory of tax legislation he wasn’t involved in crafting and judicial …

Trudeau decides it’s just not worth appeasing Trump in foreign-policy shift

America has left the world, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland signalled in Tuesday's landmark foreign policy address. Canada and its allies will hang together, she vowed, awaiting its return.<p>This was a very dangerous thing to say. But we live in dangerous times.<p>Although Ms. Freeland never …

The ungrateful refugee: ‘We have no debt to repay’

Dina Nayeri was just a child when she fled Iran as an asylum seeker. But as she settled into life in the US and then Europe, she became suspicious of the idea that refugees should shed their old identities and be eternally thankful<p>A few weeks ago I dusted off my expired Iranian passport photo, an …

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Every Time Anthony Bourdain Made 2016 Better

By many accounts 2016 was a pretty dismal year. But Anthony Bourdain, the world’s favorite roving raconteur and host of CNN’s <i>Parts Unknown</i>, gave us a few reasons to gaze upon the last 12 months with a slice of fondness. Here’s a look back at every time Anthony Bourdain made 2016 better.<p>• He …

A surfing book that even had Barack Obama hooked

It’s brilliant, but is it about sport? That, as panel member John Inverdale admitted on Thursday, was the only question that might have prevented Barbarian Days – A Surfing Life from being named William Hill Sports Book of the Year.<p>In the end, though, Inverdale and his fellow judges decided that …

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The world's most romantic hotel bars

Rock Bar at AYANA Resort and Spa, Bali<p>New York Bar at Park Hyatt Tokyo, Japan<p>Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle, New York<p>Sky Bar at Lebua at State Tower Hotel, Bangkok

Religion’s sinister fairy tale: Extremists, the religious right, Reza Aslan and the fight for reason

<b>(Reuters/Chris Keane/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/HBO)</b><p>We must no longer ignore the propagation of apocalyptic fables that large numbers of people take seriously<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>January 4, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>I would like to thank Reza Aslan. In his recent Salon rebuttal to denunciations (including mine) of …

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