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  • Immigrants: a boon not a burden

    Immigrants: a boon not a burden

    Immigration restrictionists give a number of reasons for why they want fewer people settling in the United States. Most of...

    • Sep 25, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Overplaying the madman hand

    Overplaying the madman hand

    Donald Trump appears to have embarked on a two-track approach to pressuring North Korea into restraining its nuclear weapons...

    • Sep 25, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Uber ban in London is a big Brexit mistake

    Uber ban in London is a big Brexit mistake

    Prime Minister Theresa May made a big speech yesterday on Brexit negotiations, but the bigger news coming out of London may...

    • Sep 23, 2017 8:00 am
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  • World risks replacing compassion with cruelty

    World risks replacing compassion with cruelty

    A culture of cruelty is sweeping the world and it cuts across ideological as well as national borders. In India last week, the...

    • Sep 22, 2017 8:00 am
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  • May’s Brexit message should be to Britain rather than Europe

    May’s Brexit message should be to Britain rather than Europe

    British Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Florence this week to deliver a long-awaited speech on her Brexit strategy. The...

    • Sep 22, 2017 8:00 am
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  • An odd case of defamation Down Under

    An odd case of defamation Down Under

    Whatever you do, don’t tell an Australian that they were “born with a silver spoon” in their mouth — especially not after the...

    • Sep 21, 2017 8:00 am
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  • A contradictory Trump speech

    A contradictory Trump speech

    For those who have been alarmed by Donald Trump’s retreat from traditional American values, there were reassuring moments on...

    • Sep 21, 2017 8:00 am
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  • When ‘inappropriate’ pertaining to Trump is just inappropriate

    When ‘inappropriate’ pertaining to Trump is just inappropriate

    I love words, but sometimes they just aren’t up to the job.

    Like the word “inappropriate”, which has been applied to...

    • Sep 20, 2017 8:00 am
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  • We need a Human Rights Act that gives people freedom

    We need a Human Rights Act that gives people freedom

    I sat on the Human Rights Commission for 13 years up until the end of 1998. The legislation was always a work in progress —...

    • Sep 19, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Still time to repent for American racism

    Still time to repent for American racism

    Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, begins tomorrow night. This is the season during which Jews make tshuvah — or engage in...

    • Sep 19, 2017 8:00 am
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