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Trump’s first 100 days

This NPR piece has Donald Trump’s action plan for the first 100 days in office. One red flag for Canada is his call to either renegotiate NAFTA or rip it up. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell poured cold water on some of Trump’s initiatives, such as term limits for members of Congress, and sounded enthusiastic […]

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Musings about the 2016 U.S. presidential election

I’ve been spending most of the day so far trying to get my head around what happened yesterday in our neighbour to the south — the election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States.

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News trends that emerged during U.S. election likely to continue

Joshua Benton takes a day-after look at the U.S. news media’s performance during the presidential election, and finds it lacking in some areas. The trend lines point to the situation getting worse, he fears. He takes particular aim at Facebook.

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