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Stop threatening to move to Canada: or at least learn these things before you do

<b>Ted Cruz, Donald Trump (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/Reuters/Lucas Jackson/njene via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Liberal Americans like to view Canada as their own, personal bolthole. Guess what: it’s a whole different country<p>Caitlin Kelly<p>March 13, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p>If the growing prospect of President Trump scares …

Obama Deeply Proud of That Time He Broke His Promise on Syria, and 12 Other Revelations From His Unbelievably Frank Interview With The Atlantic

Barack Obama just gave an extraordinary interview to <i>The Atlantic</i> in which he spilled an enormous number of beans regarding his foreign-policy …

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Climate change helps slow, not quicken, rising sea levels – NASA

Glaciers are still melting, but climate change is having an unexpected effect on sea levels, NASA has found. Satellites show 3.2 trillion tons of …

The debate over genetically modified foods is missing one simple thing

But a YouTube video made by the channel Piffle does an excellent job of explaining what a GMO is, and breaking down the science behind it.<p>Humans have been breeding plants to have desirable traits for thousands of years. As the video explains, these traits are due to the tiny molecular machines in …

Canadian investors: Beware of the tax hit on U.S.-dollar accounts

The known damage caused to our finances by the falling dollar includes more expensive costs for groceries and other goods, plus killer foreign-exchange costs when visiting the United States.<p>What people may not be aware of is a potential tax hit on money cashed out of U.S.-dollar savings or chequing …

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THE ABCS OF TPP

Canada and 11 other countries struck a deal to create a free-trade area spanning from Chile to Japan. Here's a primer on what it is and how Canadian industries could be affected<p>WHAT IS IT?<p>The Trans-Pacific Partnership would create a free-trade zone among 12 nations around the Pacific, making it the …

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Watch This Navy Admiral Destroy Ted Cruz's Climate Myths

Ted Cruz is certain that global warming stopped 18 years ago. He said that repeatedly during a Senate hearing he chaired Tuesday afternoon devoted to …

The NRA Thinks Everyone Deserves a Gun, Including Terrorists

The gun lobby opposes closing a loophole allowing suspected terrorists to buy guns.<p>Oh, look: It's another teachable moment.<p>Cue the NRA. Cut them campaign checks, fellas.<p>A legal loophole allows suspected terrorists on the government's no-fly list to legally buy guns, but a bill to fix that will …

Calgary Mayor Nenshi ‘shaken’ by racism in debate over refugee crisis

Naheed Nenshi can often speak eloquently about the pluralistic wonder he considers Canada. But as one of the most high-profile Muslim figures in the country, the Calgary mayor admits he has been "shaken" by the closed-minded, even racist nature of some of the debate over the Syrian refugee …