Karl Nerenberg

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Oct 16, 2017
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's recent tax-sprinking backlash is not the sole reason Justin Trudeau's Liberals are hurting in the polls.

Is Morneau to blame for Trudeau's slump?

Karl Nerenberg
Bill Morneau is not the first finance minister to back away from a major proposal. Canadians have many reasons other than a corporate tax change to be disappointed with Justin Trudeau's record
News
Sep 14, 2017
Medicare for All Rally in Los Angeles - Feb 2017. Photo: Molly Adams/flickr

Talking to Americans: The health-care debacle

Karl Nerenberg
Many Democrats are showing a renewed interest in a robust public sector solution to the U.S. health insurance system. And their solution would go a lot further than Obamacare.
News
Sep 13, 2017
Morning mist Heart Lake, High Peaks region. Photo by Karl Nerenberg

Talking to Americans: Democracy in the Trump era

Karl Nerenberg
An Ohio father and son share a contemptuous skepticism about the current occupant of the White House. And yet, they still have faith in the fundamental fairness of U.S. democracy.
Blog
May 28, 2017
Photo: British High Commission, Ottawa/flickr

Andrew Scheer is Stephen Harper with dimples

Karl Nerenberg
The Conservatives chose Andrew Scheer as a compromise, supposedly inoffensive candidate, as they did Joe Clark in 1976. But Scheer would mean a return to Harper policies Canadians rejected in 2015.

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