Donald Trump

Trump arrives at a rally, on March 12, 2022, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

338Canada: Trumpism is alive and well on Canada’s right

Philippe J. Fournier: Almost two years and a failed insurrection later, a significant number of Canadian Conservatives still support former president Trump
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.(Roberto Schmid/AFP/Getty Images)

Was Jan. 6 the beginning of the end for America?

A new book imagines what the next American civil war will look like, beginning with the 2021 Capitol riots
People gather at City Hall to protest vaccine mandates on Aug. 9, 2021, in New York City (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Misinformation from the U.S. is the next virus—and it’s spreading fast

It’s deadly, malicious and there’s no vaccine. The infodemic is here. But it’s not unstoppable.
Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators during an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 17, 2019 (Noah Berger/AP/CP)

Canada needs to brace itself for the next chapter of far-right extremism

Jenn Jefferys: To shrug it off as a threat that died along with Trump’s presidency, or as a purely American ailment, is as dangerous as it is apathetic
Russia's President Vladimir Putin with U.S. President Donald Trump with during the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28, 2019 (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

How Trump and Putin are alike in one particular way

Shannon Gormley: Both men may exalt imperialism and racism as examples of the only moral virtue they recognize—domination—but the most important thing for both is that their political ventures pay
(Photo illustration by Stephen Gregory)

The real reason Trump didn’t want to attend Biden’s inauguration

Officially, Trump’s height is six-foot-three, compared to Biden’s five feet, 11.65 inches. But would that number stand up were the two of them to be photographed side-by-side?
Demonstrators enter the U.S. Capitol building during a protest in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021 (Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Not a coup. Opposite!

Shannon Gormley: It wasn’t an insurrection, it was simply a few thousand homicidal people under the direction of the president after he told them to ’fight like hell’
Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., and Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., hand pizzas to members of the National Guard gathered at the Capitol Visitor Center, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Washington. as the House of Representatives continues with its fast-moving House vote to impeach President Donald Trump, a week after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP/CP)

A respite for the U.S. Capitol. But how long will it last?

Image of the Week: After last week’s riots and renewed threats of violence around Joe Biden’s inauguration, these soldiers must not be caught napping
Trump supporters gather near the Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021 (Probal Rashid/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The end of the reality TV presidency

Adnan R. Khan: The storming of the Capitol by Trump’s clownish supporters was a fitting end to the Trump era. But the gravest threat to America lives on.
A Trump supporter yells inside the Senate Chamber on Jan. 06, 2021 in Washington, DC (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The posterboys of American authoritarianism

Marie-Danielle Smith: Look at the faces in the mob, those merch-wearing zealots, attacking the U.S. Capitol as if rushing the stage at a rock concert