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Latest From Conrad Black

Unsurprisingly, Mueller Comes Up Empty

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No reader of my previous comments on the subject would expect surprise from me about the verdict of the Mueller report. No one nominated by a major political party to the presidency of the U.S. would have dreamed of cooperating with any foreign power to influence a U.S. presidential election. Aaron Burr, who was thought to be running for vice president but ended by opportunistically challenging Jefferson for president, requiring that the House ...

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Brexit's a mess, and here's what's coming next

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As a member of Their Lordships' House, I have carefully canvassed a good many well-informed British friends about the astonishing sequence of political events in that country's relations with the European Union to see if anything could be predicted from them. To review for those who have not followed it closely, the former Conservative prime minister, David Cameron, had the insane idea of holding a referendum to stay or leave, with nothing in ...

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Why the CBC needs new blood

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Off the cliff went Evan Solomon, the most recent putative successor to CBC's ├╝ber-news personality Peter Mansbridge. Before him it was Amanda Lang, whose rumoured future as the next Mansbridge was detonated by the stir over her relationship with the Royal Bank of Canada. Being thought of as possible heir to Mansbridge should come with danger pay. And if success is measured in terms of successfully getting rid of your successors, the outcome was an (unwished for) success for Peter.

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On spring miracles and monarch butterflies

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"Do you remember," I asked the butterfly, "how you felt when you came out of your chrysalis and discovered you could fly?" The butterfly quivered. This was last October when I was chatting to lingering monarchs in our garden. "Did you have any memory, as your wings dried and you began to soar toward the sun, of what it was like to be a caterpillar, all wriggly and earthbound?"

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Interview with Boris Johnson

Conrad Black's conversations with Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London, on a number of subjects including dissatisfaction with the EU, several years before Brexit.

Interview with Bob Rae

Conrad Black talks with Bob Rae, former NDP Premier of Ontario and former interim leader of the federal Liberal Party, about politics, problems facing Aboriginal communities across Canada, the "niqab issue," religious fanaticism, and many other topics.

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