Stephen Harper

These Two World Leaders Are Laughing While the Planet Burns Up
Meet earth's worst climate villains
October 21, 2014

They don't care one bit about our planet.

Canada's Government Won't Let Its Own Climate Scientists Speak to the Press
Our northern neighbors are taking a page from George W. Bush's playbook
August 20, 2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper really doesn't like bad news about global warming.

Canada Offers a Worthless Bargaining Chip in the Fight Over Keystone XL
September 09, 2013

Canada is willing to do just about anything if President Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline.That was the gist of a letter Prime Minister Stephen Harper sent to Obama in late August.

Blame Canada! The Right-Wing Menace To Our North.
December 19, 2011

A few weeks ago, a wolf in sheep’s clothing prowled the White House lawn. The Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Washington, D.C. to sign a boring trade agreement with President Barack Obama. The details of the deal aren’t important—they’re so staid and sensible that I’ll leave it to the reader with a masochistic bent, or severe insomnia, to Google them. A quick glance at their mildly laudable contents will probably reinforce the American predilection to view Canada as a sleepy enclave of bureaucratic good government and tepidly left-wing policies.

Partisan Dance
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February 25, 2007

by Jacob T. Levy There is a nice dilemma at work in Canadian politics at the moment; I've never seen anything quite like it. Elections are coming up soon in Quebec and at the federal level. At the federal level, Stephen Harper's current minority Conservative government is hoping to gain enough seats to become a majority, but isn't by any means guaranteed even to remain a minority government.