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Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?

21 Nov

That’s the China-Pacific Partnership–a NY Times story on important talks with little public profile: China’s Influence Grows in Ashes of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact A toxic political war o…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?

Mark Collins – The Donald, US Colleges–and History?

21 Nov

The inimitable George Will weighs in at the Washington Post–and Canadian campuses? Higher education is awash with hysteria. That might have helped elect Trump. Many undergraduates, their fawn…

Source: Mark Collins – The Donald, US Colleges–and History?

Mark Collins – Trump Transition: National Security/Foreign Policy

16 Nov

Leaks, rumour, speculation–at Foreign Policy: SitRep: Huge Changes in Trump NatSec Team; Pentagon Pick Likely This Week Big day. Tuesday [Nov. 15] was a quite a day in the transition effort o…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump Transition: National Security/Foreign Policy

Mark Collins – Donald Trump’s Victory, or, “America’s Emerging Nationalism Crisis”

15 Nov

Excerpts from an article by John Schindler of The XX Committee blog: …It would be wrong to impute huge numbers of down-market whites voting for Trump simply to racism, as many on the left pre…

Source: Mark Collins – Donald Trump’s Victory, or, “America’s Emerging Nationalism Crisis”

Mark Collins – Donald Trump, the People and Universal Suffrage Democracy–and Bertolt Brecht

14 Nov

Further to this post, Terry Glavin on Trump and Why: “God help us all” or… consider this: Letter: Brecht dissolves the electorate Neal Ascherson [a writer I rather like] writes: “After the Ea…

Source: Mark Collins – Donald Trump, the People and Universal Suffrage Democracy–and Bertolt Brecht

Mark Collins – Trump’s Victory: Trump’s Implications for Canada: Defence, NAFTA, Keystone XL, Climate Change

10 Nov

Four tweets: 1) Defence: 2) NAFTA: 3) Keystone XL: 4) Climate change: Lots on the bilateral plate for our government and prime minister–and then there’s always softwood lumber, eh? Mark…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump’s Victory: Trump’s Implications for Canada: Defence, NAFTA, Keystone XL, Climate Change

Mark Collins: Terry Glavin on Trump and Why: “God help us all” or…

10 Nov

…the decline of the old media, especially newspapers, and the arrogant self-content of the greatest and goodest–excerpts: With Trump’s win, the Age of the Gargoyle has arrived In …

Source: Mark Collins: Terry Glavin on Trump and Why: “God help us all” or…