Category Archives: Media

US Media Should Shut Up and Listen to Trump and Sanders

Diane Francis: Trump adviser’s suggestion that the media should ‘shut up and listen’ is good advice Republish Reprint Diane Francis | January 27, 2017 4:20 PM ET More from Diane Francis Brendan Smialowski / AFP/Getty ImagesU.S. President Donald Trump. It’s Week Two of the Trump Revolution and the tally is 10 for the President, 0 for… Read More

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Trump Presidency Would be Deja Bush

WASHINGTON, D.C. – No visit to the capitol is complete without rubbing elbows with the great and grateful. This week, I found myself at a swanky law firm gathering where I met and chatted with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. He was a nominee briefly but dropped out. And in January, he described the choice between… Read More

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Wash DC summit Feb. 19-20 Global Solution Networks

GSN Summit Washington, DC Applying New Models of Global Problem Solving and Governance Embassy of Canada, February 19-20, 2015 Website for registration and information OPENING KEYNOTE: Don Tapscott on The New Architecture of Global Governance Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015 – Keynote and Cocktail Reception Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Friday, February 20, 2015… Read More

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Washington Post column: Crack-smoking Rob Ford, Canada’s most (only) famous politician

By Diane Francis, a dual Canadian-American citizen, is the author of “Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country.” Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has accomplished what no Canadian prime minister — or any Canadian for that matter — has ever achieved. After a video showing him smoking crack was obtained by… Read More

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Graffiti on Germany’s elite and its Mona Lisa

BAYREUTH, GERMANY — Privileged Richard Wagner fans converge here every summer to hear his operas and this year was the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth. But the celebratory operas known as “The Ring” were turned into a political diatribe by a director who knew nothing about opera. Why should anyone care about a controversy… Read More

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