Why Trump is winning on trade in Iowa

The closest thing to a shout-out to trade policy came from Sen. Bernie Sanders — the sixth and final candidate to speak — who asserted he would “stand up for workers abroad” and “stand up for workers in the United States of America.” It’s par for the course in the Democratic primary. If the presidential […]

On Your Tables: Ginger Beef, Caesars and Butter Tarts

Readers of The Canada Letter were keen to highlight the contributions by their communities and provinces to Canadian cuisine after I presented my inadequate and incomplete list a couple of weeks ago. Among your many emails, one came from Jacqueline Fobes, a reader from Pebble Beach, Calf., alerting me to a terrific book about this […]

Dishonesty and dirty tactics define Britain’s election

Britain’s approach has evolved over time. But as the campaign for Thursday’s general election has shown, the media landscape has changed such that mere tweaks may no longer be sufficient. Throughout this campaign, dishonest claims and dirty tactics — spread predominantly online — have rendered the frameworks that once ensured at least a certain degree […]