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Globe Columnists Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018
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Margaret Wente

Counterpoint
The Democrats are self-destructing again
By MARGARET WENTE
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – Page A9

-- Like all Canadians, I am heavily invested in American politics. And like most Canadians, I'm highly allergic to Donald Trump. Naturally, I really want the Democrats to beat him.  FULL STORY 

The good-bad books that changed my life
Iím embarrassed that I loved them so much. But they had their virtues

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Iím embarrassed that I loved them so much. But they had their virtues  FULL STORY 

The good-bad books that changed my life
I'm embarrassed that I loved them so much. But they had their virtues

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, August 11, 2018 – Page O11

-- During the long, hot summers of my youth, other kids ran around and splashed in swimming pools. I holed up in my room and read.Some of what I read had an embarrassingly profound influence on...  FULL STORY 

Canada is right to stand up for Samar Badawi
At the heart of our diplomatic war with Saudi Arabia, there are courageous female activists

By Margaret Wente
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 – Page A11

-- Samar Badawi, 37, is an extraordinary woman with the courage of a lion. She fights for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, perhaps the most repressive regime in the world. She took her own father...  FULL STORY 

Canada is right to stand up for Samar Badawi
At the heart of our diplomatic war with Saudi Arabia, there are courageous female activists

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

At the heart of our diplomatic war with Saudi Arabia, there are courageous female activists  FULL STORY 

The conservative case for a guaranteed income
Could a universal stipend make the welfare state obsolete?

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, August 4, 2018 – Page O11

-- Nothing could be less surprising than the Ford government's decision to scrap Ontario's universal basicincome pilot project. As liberals and anti-poverty groups reel in horror, Doug Ford supporters...  FULL STORY 

The conservative case for a guaranteed income
Could a universal income make the welfare state obsolete?

By Margaret Wente
Friday, August 3, 2018

Could a universal income make the welfare state obsolete?  FULL STORY 

Doug Ford is right about Toronto
Let's face facts, city council is dysfunctional and needs streamlining

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 – Page A9

-- I am sorry to report that last week barbarians sacked my city. Democracy as we know it lies in ruins. It says so in all the papers and on the CBC. The chief of the barbarians is Doug Ford, Ontario...  FULL STORY 

Doug Ford is right about Toronto
Letís face facts, city council is dysfunctional and needs streamlining

By Margaret Wente
Monday, July 30, 2018

Letís face facts, city council is dysfunctional and needs streamlining   FULL STORY 

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