From Black Lives Matter to violent political theatre: how did we get here?

For the past two months, Portland, Ore., has been a site of civil unrest as altercations between federal troops and protesters escalated to a storm of teargas, rubber bullets, fireworks and flash grenades. Protests allegedly started on a peaceful note with thousands of Black Lives Matter protesters comprised of health workers, military veterans, off-duty lawyers, […]

Cabinet glass ceiling shattered as Chrystia Freeland named finance minister

By Mia Rabson, The Canadian PressTue Aug 18 2020 17:37 OTTAWA — Chrystia Freeland shattered a glass ceiling Tuesday, becoming the first woman to be sworn in as Canada’s finance minister. The gravitas of the moment was not lost on the former journalist and mother of three. After she spoke the English words of her […]