National Newswatch

How Donald Trump is retooling politics for the 21st century

Jan 30 2018 — Danny Lam — Donald J. Trump was the first candidate to become president of the United States without prior experience as a military leader, a politician or ever having held a senior government post. As he delivers his State of the Union address this week, the president has the lowest approval rating of any modern-day commander-in-chief. Yet he […]

How Donald Trump is retooling politics for the 21st century

Jan 30 2018 — Danny Lam — U.S. President Donald Trump is seen here in July holding up a Channellock locking plier during a “Made in America” roundtable at the White House. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Danny Lam, University of Waterloo Donald J. Trump was the first candidate to become president of the United States without prior experience as a military leader, a […]

Rebooting Canada’s failed NAFTA strategy

Jan 12 2018 — Danny Lam — Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in trouble, to the extent that officials reportedly fear the United States is about to withdraw from the deal. Canada’s credibility with Americans has been damaged during the past year because political expediency has triumphed over institutional integrity. Understanding how Canada’s credibility has been damaged, and repairing it, will be key […]

Rebooting Canada’s failed NAFTA strategy

Jan 12 2018 — Danny Lam — Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in big trouble. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen here meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in February 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick) Danny Lam, University of Waterloo Canada’s NAFTA strategy is in trouble, to the extent that officials reportedly fear the United […]