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Boxing Day

This Goldman Sachs flowchart tells you everything you need to know about how Brexit should play out

With the year coming to an end, everyone is starting to think about 2017 might hold for the world.<p>Two of the biggest story lines of 2016 — Brexit and President Trump — will continue in the new year and Goldman Sachs has produced a comprehensive yet concise flowchart showing how the Brexit process …

Goldman Sachs

How could the United States have intervened in Syria?

Regarding Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) Dec. 23 op-ed “Our empty ‘witness’ in Syria”:<p>I am disappointed that Mr. McCain provided no policy options for U.S. action in Syria, instead saying that the United States should do something.<p>The war in Syria is a tragedy that demands policymakers’ attention, …

Middle East

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

Films to fuel your wanderlust this year

Finding oneself while traveling: it's a classic literary theme from <i>Siddhartha</i> to <i>On The Road</i>, and a somewhat overused trope in contemporary page-turners-turned-blockbusters.<p>But the process comes full circle when film adaptations inspire further adventure. Books such as <i>Into the Wild</i>, <i>Lord of the …

World Trade Center

These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

U.S. Air Force

Mental illness and sexual abuse: the shocking link

Violence perpetrated on the mentally ill shows that victim-blaming is nothing more than a cover-up for subhuman behaviour<p>Some years ago, the Mufti of Australia got into hot water when he likened women who failed to wear the hijab to “uncovered meat”, at risk of being devoured by cats. In other …

Bad news for Obamacare haters: Long-shot legal challenge suffers setback

Conservatives put everything they had into an exotic court challenge to the ACA, and it’s not faring too well<p>There was a bit of rough news this morning for people who enjoy denying people access to health insurance based on garbage legal reasoning and willfully obtuse readings of statutes. The D.C. …