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Margaret Wente

Counterpoint
Conrad Black gets a tawdry pardon for a tawdry affair
By MARGARET WENTE
Saturday, May 18, 2019 – Page O11

-- Well, you can't say he didn't work for it.Ever since Donald Trump emerged on the scene, Conrad Black - also known as Lord Black of Crossharbour - has been wielding his formidable pen to praise...  FULL STORY 

Conrad Black gets a tawdry pardon for a tawdry affair
The former media baronís shameless toadying up to Donald Trump worked in his favour

By Margaret Wente
Friday, May 17, 2019

The former media baronís shameless toadying up to Donald Trump worked in his favour  FULL STORY 

Don't panic over mass extinction
By Margaret Wente
Saturday, May 11, 2019 – Page O11

-- Watch out. There's another apocalypse looming.This time it's the plants and animals. Our destructive habits, along with global warming, are laying waste to the Earth.According to the experts...  FULL STORY 

Donít panic over mass extinction
Predictions about species in decline and the fragility of nature are extremely popular these days

By Margaret Wente
Friday, May 10, 2019

Predictions about species in decline and the fragility of nature are extremely popular these days  FULL STORY 

How do you compete against testosterone?
By Margaret Wente
Friday, May 3, 2019 – Page A15

-- Here's the problem with Caster Semenya, the South African track star who has been tying the world of elite sports up in knots. There is no way to be fair to the two-time Olympic gold medalist...  FULL STORY 

The case of Caster Semenya: How do you compete against testosterone?
Womenís sport needs rules to protect it

By Margaret Wente
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Womenís sport needs rules to protect it  FULL STORY 

The fight over tights: Why do women wear leggings?
By Margaret Wente
Saturday, April 27, 2019 – Page O11

-- Last month, a woman named Maryann White - the mother of four sons - wrote a letter to the school newspaper at the University of Notre Dame. In it, she addressed one of the most vexed issues of...  FULL STORY 

The fight over tights: Why do women wear leggings?
Is it to assert their freedom from the patriarchy? Or is it to make themselves look good?

By Margaret Wente
Friday, April 26, 2019

Is it to assert their freedom from the patriarchy? Or is it to make themselves look good?  FULL STORY 

Carbon taxes are great in theory. If only they worked
Thereís no impact on the environment, but they sure make people mad

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Thereís no impact on the environment, but they sure make people mad   FULL STORY 

If only carbon taxes worked
They're either too low to be effective, or so high they make people mad

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, April 20, 2019 – Page O11

-- Thanks to politicians, carbon taxes are now a moral cause. If you want to save the planet you'll sign on. Otherwise, catastrophe will ensue, warns our radiant Environment Minister, Catherine...  FULL STORY 

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