The Chinese are systematically pursuing technological dominance in key sectors and Canada is focused on futons. We need to develop a systematic and realist China policy—or risk being left behind.
We need politicians who can uphold democratic principles and vigorously oppose foreign threats to our way of life. Individually, every Canadian needs to show the courage to stand up to restrictions on our freedom of speech and to preserve our ability to hold opinions not always in the mainstream.
Human Rights Watch itself is not prepared to defend the comparison between Israel and apartheid, even though they assert it. The word “apartheid” is used without any reference to what it really was.
It was a frenetic 24 hours that started with a mystery about what was going on in northeastern Pakistan and ended with celebrations of a majority government with friends and colleagues in an Ottawa bar.
While there’s a growing consensus that western countries need to rethink their economic and political relationships with China, there’s far less agreement on the goals, purpose and tactics of a new strategy.
The lack of coherency in the government of Canada’s approach to China reflects a confusion of its interests and a hypocrisy in its values.
Russia and China are strange bedfellows driven to one another by their shared neo-authoritarian ideology and conviction that the West is in terminal decline.
The relationship between the United States and China will be the scaffolding of the international order that emerges from the ashes of two global events that bookended the last decade.
Seventy-five percent of respondents reported they are uneasy with the prospect of China becoming the next global superpower, according to survey data conducted by Public Square and Maru/Blue and provided exclusively to The Hub.
Back in the immediacy of the populist moment in 2016, there was a brief window when academic, business, media and political elites seemed to recognize that they had drifted too far from ordinary citizens in their societies. These early developments, however, failed to sustain themselves