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Signs posted in Toronto urge white people to act against multiculturalism

Toronto city staff are removing posters that urged white people "tired of political correctness" and "questioning when immigration will stop" to join a movement known as the "alt-right."<p>City councillor Janet Davis tweeted Monday that staff were also looking into who is behind the posters, which …

Toronto

John Oliver, Activist

“We need to stay here and fight,” he told his audience on Sunday evening.<p>During Sunday night’s episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, John Oliver made an impassioned plea to his viewers.<p>“We need to stay here and fight,” the comedian said.<p>For the last eight years, we’ve had a president we could assume would …

Comedy

The right’s sinister plot to destroy Social Security, revealed

Following a Reagan-era blueprint, Republicans in Congress are busy manufacturing a crisis. Here’s what’s at stake<p>In one of its first actions, the Republican House of Representatives of the 114th Congress, changed its rules to manufacture a Social Security crisis.<p>GOP Representatives Tom Reed and Sam …

Economics

Former CNN Journalist: Williams's Lie Not as Bad as Bush 'Telling Lies About Iraq'

On Wednesday's <i>CNN Newsroom</i>, University of Maryland Professor Mark Feldstein channeled Michael Moore and Jon Stewart's take on the Brian Williams …

Charles Barkley has a very hot take about basketball analytics

A 4-minute blech would be more enlightening, to be honest.<p>Want to hear a completely useless but somewhat entertaining-in-a-trainwreck-of-idiocy-kind-of-way rant on basketball analytics? Charles Barkley has you covered.<p>Daryl Morey, the analytics-minded GM of the Rockets, whose team is a frequent …

Charles Barkley

Downsize Democracy for 40 Years and Here’s What You Get

If you are searching for significant anniversaries for 2015, one that you might find illuminating is the publication 40 years ago of a book entitled …

MLK’s radical vision got distorted: Here’s his real legacy on militarism & inequality

Dr. King is remembered for a sanitized legacy. Here’s what he really fought for — and why it’s so relevant today<p>Today, on Martin Luther King Jr.’s federal holiday, many will write of Dr. King’s dream for equality for all people and his heroic leadership that inspired very real progressive change in …

Black Lives Matter
Climate

A world war on American soil: How the Civil War became a global struggle

When the Union and the Confederacy charged into battle in 1861, the whole world was watching — and waiting<p>"So it seems your Republic is going to pieces?” an unnamed high officer of the French imperial government snidely remarked to the American guest attending a concert at Emperor Napoleon III’s …

War

Let’s all screw the 1 percent: The simple move Obama could make to strengthen the rest of us

You’re working more hours and not getting paid for them. We can fix that — and put more people to work. Here’s how<p>“The economy” in the abstract is doing relatively well, with strong job growth, a booming stock market, and rising GDP. But the American people aren’t feeling it—and Democrats have paid …

NBA’s socialist revolution: How a new plan could radicalize the league — and America

As some imagine a pro basketball league without owners, the ramifications for the U.S. economy could be enormous<p>A specter is haunting the NBA -- the specter of socialism. The league already has in place a redistributive model, with wealthy teams paying taxes to help bankroll small-market …

Five tips for building your social media brand

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>This New Year's Eve, as you celebrate with friends and reflect …

Economics

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>April 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

Extreme Sports

Bill Nye: ‘Science is true, whether or not you believe it’

With his new book <i>Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation</i>, the Science Guy and Emmy-winning educator Bill Nye says he wants an evolution – says he wants to "change the world." We spoke to him about the religion-versus-science debate from New York, in advance of his appearance at the Queen …

Critical Thinking

On Black Friday, Americans Confront the Walmart 1 Percent: Pay Employees a Living Wage

Walmart won't pay its employees enough to afford Thanksgiving dinner, so they're holding food drives for their employees. Seriously. It's been reported that an Oklahoma City Walmart set up bins for underpaid associates to donate canned goods to other underpaid associates.<p>Walmart workers have a …

Human Rights

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

The dawn of the twenty-first century has proved unsettling. It was not what we expected. Only a few years ago, the world was full with apparently justified optimism. The new century would be free of the ideological fights that plagued the twentieth. A consensus emerged that markets and democracy …

Economics

Time to repopulate Canada’s arrival cities

As I unpacked my possessions from cardboard boxes this week and surveyed the tight-packed gable roofs and garage sheds of my new neighbourhood, I was struck by my own role in ending Canada's postwar immigration miracle.<p>My wife, my children and I moved this week from the house we'd bought in the …

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