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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

A Larger Role for Unions

Organized labour may be shrinking but the rhetoric is still upbeat

This United League

Will not die, will not perish

Ramsay Cook

Ramsay Cook, son of an English immigrant, is a professor emeritus of history.

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Ramsay Cook

Beverley Baxter in Empireland

A Canadian columnist beat the British drum, at Lord Beaverbrook’s behest April 2013
The British Empire/Commonwealth, earlier a staple of Canadian historical writing, has fallen out of fashion. That partly reflects the adjournment sine die of the once acrimonious debates about Canada’s place in an empire on which the sun was said never to set. Neville Thompson’s new book is both an attempt to revive a neglected historical subject and an account of one man’s effort to prevent the…

Homegrown Fascism

A Quebec newspaperman’s transformation into one of Canadian history’s disturbing footnotes December 2011