With midterms over, the 2020 campaign begins. Will the Democrats offer policies and leadership that signal a real alternative? Stephen Blank gives a to-do list for the party.
Senior fellow, University of Ottawa
Stephen Blank was a Fulbright Professor at the University of Ottawa in 2012-2013 and 2015-16. He now serves as a senior fellow at the University of Ottawa's Institute for Science, Society and Policy.
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By comparing polling to voting stats, Stephen Blank explains why growing anti-Trump sentiments do not threaten the Republicans' midterm chances.
Stephen Blank delves into why the softwood dispute began, three possible ways forward and how the latest tariffs fit into Trump’s trade agenda.
With Donald Trump as president, it will be up to the Democrats to call out his blunders. But, as Stephen Blank writes, this cannot be their entire project.
The U.S. President-elect plans to invest big-time in infrastructure. This could have a huge impact on the continent, and it’s a bridge Canada should readily support.
Hillary Clinton represented a vision of the United States in which women, African-Americans and Latinos would share power. Instead, argues Stephen Blank, American voters reached for a mythical past.
If the results come close, the idea that the election was rigged — even if false — could blow up into a serious storm. Stephen Blank on what to expect in the final months of the campaign, and after.
While Trump’s promise to deport illegal immigrants out of U.S. sets off ethical alarm bells, here’s why it would also be a logistical nightmare.
There will be political deadlock in the U.S., no matter the outcome of its presidential election. It’s an opportunity for Canada to turn to civil society to build a collaborative North America.