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Macleans: China’s Economic Threat is Overblown

A little while ago, Richard Dawkins got in trouble when he pointed out on Twitter that “All the world’s Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge.” One wonders if the cheeky professor has ever seen the Wikipedia page headed “List of Chinese Nobel laureates.” There are 15 names on that list. Two of the “Chinese”… Read More

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Real Money with Ali Velshi

Diane Francis joins Real Money with Ali Velshi to talk about her latest book, Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country. Watch the interview in 7 segments: Clip 1: http://archive.org/details/ALJAZAM_20131004_230000_Real_Money_With_Ali_Velshi#start/1530/end/1560 Clip 2: http://archive.org/details/ALJAZAM_20131004_230000_Real_Money_With_Ali_Velshi#start/1560/end/1590 Clip 3: http://archive.org/details/ALJAZAM_20131004_230000_Real_Money_With_Ali_Velshi#start/1590/end/1620 Clip 4: http://archive.org/details/ALJAZAM_20131004_230000_Real_Money_With_Ali_Velshi#start/1620/end/1650 Clip 5: http://archive.org/details/ALJAZAM_20131004_230000_Real_Money_With_Ali_Velshi#start/1650/end/1680 Clip 6: http://archive.org/details/ALJAZAM_20131004_230000_Real_Money_With_Ali_Velshi#start/1680/end/1710 Clip 7: http://archive.org/details/ALJAZAM_20131004_230000_Real_Money_With_Ali_Velshi#start/1710/end/1740  

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The News Tribune: The Case for Canamerica: Why the US and Canada Should Merge

Imagine, if you will, a moment in the not-too-distant future: A decades-long effort by Chinese companies to infiltrate Canadian banking and drilling firms has succeeded in securing Canada’s oil and natural gas fields for pillage. At least some money from these deals trickles into Ottawa’s coffers, which is more than the government can say for… Read More

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Alaska Dispatch: How might a US-Canada merger serve the greater Arctic good?

Canada and the United States have a reputation for being among the world’s friendliest neighbours. They share a common language, a common culture and what’s regularly touted as the longest undefended border in the world. The Free Trade Agreement between the two nations in 1987 created even stronger economic links. But American-Canadian columnist Diane Francis,… Read More

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CBC Books: Why Canada and the U.S. Should Merge to Form a Super-Nation

Diane Francis makes her agenda plain in the title of her new book, Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country. It’s the award-winning columnist and author’s 10th book, and in it she outlines the political and economic reasons why Canada and America should join forces, and provides a number of… Read More

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Excerpt from the Austin American Statesman

Excerpted from the Austin American Statesman’s Jonathan Tilove’s interview with Senator Ted Cruz: Note: When Cruz released his Canadian birth certificate I suggested that, instead of renouncing his Canadian citizenship, Cruz ought to expand his ambitions to include being both president of the United States and prime minister of Canada. Now comes a new book from Diane… Read More

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Business Insider Interview

In the dystopian future imagined by Canadian journalist Diane Francis, Russia owns all of Canada’s oil and the Chinese own all its ports. Canada is rendered a colony of the two non-Western superpowers, while the U.S. is left out in the cold, surrounded by its enemies and unable to access that sweet, sweet oil. Calling current… Read More

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