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Margaret Wente

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The politicization of Islamophobia
The New Zealand attack was tragic. Now it's being twisted for different ends

By MARGARET WENTE
Saturday, March 23, 2019 – Page O11

-- Even the most terrible of tragedies can be good for something. Just a few days after the mosque shootings in New Zealand, Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was using footage from the...  FULL STORY 

Islamophobia after New Zealand: Everyone wants to politicize it
It was a terrible terrorist attack that is being twisted for different ends

By Margaret Wente
Friday, March 22, 2019

It was a terrible terrorist attack that is being twisted for different ends   FULL STORY 

Is there a 'female' brain?
In the nature-nurture wars, the idea of brain differences between the sexes is deeply unpopular

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, March 16, 2019 – Page O11

-- Here's an important statistic. Women are far more susceptible to depression than men are. Depression hits twice as many women as men.Why? Prof. Melissa Perreault, a neuroscientist at the University...  FULL STORY 

Is there a ‘female’ brain?
In the nature-nurture wars, the idea of brain differences between the sexes is deeply unpopular

By Margaret Wente
Friday, March 15, 2019

In the nature-nurture wars, the idea of brain differences between the sexes is deeply unpopular  FULL STORY 

Justin Trudeau will weather this
The crisis sparked by the SNC-Lavalin affair will likely fizzle out for lack of oxygen

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, March 9, 2019 – Page O11

-- Justin Trudeau wants to remind you that he is a newstyle leader. The Prime Minister doesn't believe in giving orders. Instead, he believes in ''listening, learning, and compassion.'' He believes...  FULL STORY 

Justin Trudeau will weather this
The crisis sparked by the SNC-Lavalin affair will likely fizzle out for lack of oxygen

By Margaret Wente
Friday, March 8, 2019

The crisis sparked by the SNC-Lavalin affair will likely fizzle out for lack of oxygen  FULL STORY 

I'm ashamed for my country
By Margaret Wente
Saturday, March 2, 2019 – Page O1

-- When it comes to politics, I think of myself as a fairly hard-hearted realist. I've been around long enough to know that when some new broom sweeps into office vowing to ''do politics differently...  FULL STORY 

I’m ashamed for my country
Not only Justin Trudeau, but his senior team members also appear to have sold their integrity

By Margaret Wente
Friday, March 1, 2019

Not only Justin Trudeau, but his senior team members also appear to have sold their integrity   FULL STORY 

The racial vigilantes are working overtime
With serious racism in decline, we're transfixed by the trivial and the imaginary

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, February 23, 2019 – Page O11

-- The dramatic story of Jussie Smollett - the black, gay entertainer who claimed he was attacked by two people wearing ski masks yelling racial and homophobic slurs at him - is a lesson of our...  FULL STORY 

The racial vigilantes are working overtime
With serious racism in decline, we’re transfixed by the trivial and the imaginary

By Margaret Wente
Friday, February 22, 2019

With serious racism in decline, we’re transfixed by the trivial and the imaginary  FULL STORY 

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