The party of Justin Trudeau won the majority of seats in Canada’s federal election on Monday. What does this mean? Well, bye-bye, Steven Harper, for one. And Trudeau needs to choose a cabinet. And this, from The Guardian: During the campaign Trudeau promised that his first legislation as prime minister will be to raise taxes for …
Read this, from Sean McElwee at Demos. McElwee writes: Our democracy has far too many missing voices, particularly among those who are already less advantaged due to racial and class barriers in our society. Such voting inequalities depress overall participation in our elections, but if we look at public opinion data that can be broken …
The Kaiser Family Foundation has a handy Preventive Services Tracker here, that lets you see what is covered under the Affordable Care Act, and what’s not. And thanks, Leftover, for the link.
“I have a pigeon: Lucas Don Velour.”
What do you think they will talk about? What do you think they should talk about? And will you be watching to see just how much The Donald steps in it?
From the New York Times: Fewer than four hundred families are responsible for almost half the money raised in the 2016 presidential campaign, a concentration of political donors that is unprecedented in the modern era. And you can read more here.
Happy 50th plus one day, Medicare!
It’s almost easier to figure out who isn’t. I’m not. Are you?
See how Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would insult you, given the chance, right here. (Yes, I know this has been up for a while, but that didn’t keep me from posting it.)