National Newswatch

The real problem with Quebec’s new language bill

May 27 2021 — Gerald Butts — Should you be losing sleep over Bill 96? I learned long ago, while living in Montreal, that the marginal utility of an anglophone having an opinion about the French language’s vitality trends from zero to negative. I won’t join the merry band of commentators in the ROC who have decided otherwise, except to say that […]

Who will still listen to the US on climate policy?

Apr 24 2021 — Gerald Butts — The Biden administration’s much ballyhooed Earth Day Summit this week promises to be revealing. We’re going to learn a little about what additional action a few dozen of the world’s largest emitters are willing to take on climate change, and a lot more about which countries are willing to take such action at the behest […]