Jack Harris

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Letter: One death is one too many

In 1992, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador officially recognized the National Day of Mourning thanks to Jack Harris, former leader of the N.L. NDP.

'Bloodbath' in Bristol: ESPN could cut 70 people

That would be worse than the 40 to 50 on-air talents predicted by ESPN book author James Andrew Miller during a podcast with Richard Deitsch...

How sloppy science creates worthless cures and wastes billions

Richard Harris titled his book Rigor Mortis, referring to the stiffening of the body after death, to convey that biomedical science as it is currently...

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died...

Dan Haggerty, 74. Rugged, bearded actor who starred in the film and TV series "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams." Jan. 15. Glenn Frey,...

Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died in 2016

Dan Haggerty, 74. Rugged, bearded actor who starred in the film and TV series "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams." Jan. 15. Glenn Frey,...

The Truth About How Many Americans Are Living on Less Than $2 a Day

(Photo: Richard B. Levine/Newscom). Over the last 20 years, ... “The reports of the death of welfare are greatly exaggerated,” Bruce Meyer, McCormick Foundation professor...

The Soul of a New Machine

“Think what New York is and what the people of New York are,” declared Richard Croker, the machine's ruthless, rough-hewn leader. “They do not speak...

White Christian America is dying

Washington Post - The Washington PostWashington PostRobert P. Jones is the founding CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI). His new book, “The End...

Former MP Jack Harris keeping busy after election loss

The former NDP MP found himself without a seat in the House of Commons, after Liberal candidate Nick Whalen won St. John's East by fewer...

Where Trump And Clinton Stand On Health Care And Medicare

An April 8 article in The New York Times quoted James C. Capretta, a senior fellow at the conservative Ethics and Public Policy Center, saying...

Oldcastle's "Conversation" speaks to superb acting

Oldcastle's "Conversation" speaks to superb actingShe lives with sister and accomplice Jean (Christine Decker), and often is joined by her lover, the married Senator Chandler...

How American Girl's Puberty Books Shaped a Whole Generation of Tweens

(blog) (blog)And it's promising to see that the series is taking baby steps toward loosening up its famously conservative brand. After all, for this...

Trump back in Florida after Clinton this week – Weekend whoppers: Gov. Scott and Wasserman Schultz -

- How ...PoliticoMAYBE NOT TRUMP -- “Many of Tampa Bay's most prominent Republicans won't vote for Trump or won't say,” by Tampa Bay Times' Adam...

Super PAC raises $1M to boost Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate

... steps up criticism of Democrats favoring Harris, including President Barack Obama. Sanchez also has rolled out endorsements from Republican former Los Angeles Mayor Richard...

Celebs endorse politicos: Who's for Clinton, who's for Trump?

Presidential candidates collect celebrity endorsements like bon-bons. Take a look at some of the boldfaced endorsers so far. Leonardo DiCaprio is hosting a ...and more »...

Severance payments criticized as Ontario puts ORPP spending at $70M

According to Clancy Zeifman, a spokesperson for Indira Naidoo-Harris, the minister appointed this spring to handle the ORPP, a team of four transition staff remains...

Chris Cillizza: Here are six theories for why Donald Trump won't release his tax returns

On Monday night, conservative columnist George F. Will offered a new — to me — explanation for Donald Trump's ongoing refusal to release his tax...

Last charges dropped in case over Planned Parenthood videos

District Judge Brock Thomas dismissed the tampering with government records charges against David Daleiden, 27, and Sandra Merritt, 63, at the request of the Harris...

What Are The Politicians Doing About Alzheimer's?

ForbesParticipants at a Philadelphia forum on Alzheimer's, just before the Democratic convention began, call for more government action.and more »...

Elections commissioner sanctions Green Party for peddling

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caCanada's elections watchdog has sanctioned the Green Party for deliberately pushing "misleading" polling data to sway votes on the eve of last fall's...

The future of Latino politics

African Americans, for historic reason, are heavily concentrated in deep blue cities, simply padding already existing Democratic supermajorities, or in the deep red South, where...

Liberals accused of delaying release of Nipigon bridge report

An undetermined mechanical failure of the Nipigon River Bridge caused the bridge's steel decking to pop up 60 centimetres last January. The incident forced the...

Daily Reads for July 22

Bracey Harris has a great story about a young model who is making quite an impression around the world: Ava Clarke is all smiles during...

Hydro One petition nears 1000 signatures

“I have received replies from several MPPs, with the Conservative and NDP MPPs behind me and what I'm trying to do and encouraging me to...

Blue Jays' trade deadline primer: Three main factors drive decisions

General track record says the president and CEO will be conservative in trying to make deals, but an executive's past moves aren't always indicative of...

Keith Simpson MP's Summer Reading List - Dale & Co.

Keith Simpson MP's Summer Reading ListDale & Co.After the recent political roller coaster of the EU referendum, the resignation of Prime Minister Cameron, the Conservative...

Punk poet John Cooper Clarke makes singing debut with Stranglers' Hugh Cornwell

He said: “I was drunk one night, and I was listening to MacArthur Park by Richard Harris, and I suddenly got this bizarre idea in...

The Top 10 Reasons To Consider This Deeply Hated 13.8% Yielder

Risk is reduced by the low balance sheet leverage and focus on secured debt holdings. An active share buyback program is underway and insider ownership...

Morning Digest: A new poll gives Kamala Harris a 15-point lead in all-Dem California Senate race

On Thursday, Sanchez appeared on conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt's program, and he endorsed her shortly thereafter. Last month, ex-Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan also...

Kamala Harris opens strong lead over Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate

Some 31 percent of Republicans and 35 percent of strongly conservative voters volunteered that they won't support either Harris or Sanchez. In a previous poll,...

Whom do we blame for our troubles?

In the late 1900s, it was Richard Mellon Scaife and later John M. Olin, who directed and slipped “Trojan-horses” of libertarian ideas into academic institutions,...

Why Trump is routing free traders

(subscription)But the damage wreaked upon U.S. industry by free traders already rivals what Arthur "Bomber" Harris did for German industry in the Ruhr. In...

Trump needs NC evangelicals. But will they back him?

Mark Harris, left/center, of First Baptist Church of Charlotte prays with members of his church during the Wednesday night service on June 29, 2016 in...

What now? Louisiana legislators 'kick the can' to next year's $600 million tax overhaul

Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative Republicans. They'll have to do something next year.

GOP's Riordan Endorses Dem Loretta Sanchez for Senate

Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) and California Attorney General Kamala Harris for Sen. Barbara Boxer's soon-to-be-vacant seat — and Sanchez is appealing to jilted Republicans with an...

Brexit Vote: Stunned Britons Awaken to a New Era for UK

The vote didn't fall along traditional party lines—some Brexit campaign leaders were members of Mr. Cameron's Conservative Party, and many voters in the north, normally...

Trump could cause all-Demo La. Sen. runoff; June 7 Ca. primary is warning for La.'s GOP

Some Pelican State conservatives have begun to private acknowledge that a real danger exists that moderate GOP voters could stay home on November 8, 2016...

Europhobia: a very British problem

A wave of resentment against the elites is sweeping Europe, and in Britain this summer, as John Harris has written, we have seen a working-class...

After Orlando, Democrats Push For Universal Background Checks

Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., Murphy held up a routine spending bill to ... “Congress cannot sit on the sidelines while killers freely...

The making of Nori Rost

Among them are Rosemary Harris Lytle, a former newspaper columnist who co-founded the prisoner reentry program Positive Impact and is director of the tri-state NAACP;...

Court action has bite

The proposed rules — still subject to change as they have not yet been debated or adopted by the NDP's federal council — would be...

Court action has bite

The proposed rules — still subject to change as they have not yet been debated or adopted by the NDP's federal council — would be...

Wynne shuffles cabinet halfway through mandate

Thibeault was lured from the NDP by Wynne to run as a provincial Liberal in a 2015 byelection in Sudbury, and was rewarded Monday with...

Latest civil service & public affairs moves – June 13

Lord Hurd of Westwell (Conservative, Life Peer) retired from the House of Lords on 9th June. National Assembly ... Public Audit Committee - Alison Harris,...

A Loving Way to Boycott Trump

The last name of the couple at the heart of the story, “Loving,” sounds like one of those too-good-to-be-true Hollywood twists, but Loving was the...

Sir Philip Green's inner circle to be grilled by MPs over BHS amid calls he be stripped of knighthood

Also being recalled are Arcadia directors Lord Grabiner, Chris Harris and Paul Budge, Retail Acquisitions' Eddie Parladorio and The Pensions Regulator's chief executive Lesley Titcomb.

The GOP in California is on its last legs: The state keeps getting bluer — and that's a great sign for Democrats ...

Harris won 40 percent of the vote. Sanchez was second with around 19 percent. The token Republican candidate, George “Duf” Sundheim, whose political experience consisted...

Alberta carbon tax prompts fierce oil and gas competitiveness debate

by Dan Healing, The Canadian Press. Posted Jun 8, 2016 ... CALGARY – The impact of Alberta's new carbon levy on the oil and gas...

Alberta carbon tax prompts fierce oil and gas competitiveness debate

by Dan Healing, The Canadian Press. Posted Jun 8, 2016 9:03 ... CALGARY – The impact of Alberta's new carbon levy on the oil and...

The Latest: Democratic Rep. Adams wins 12th District primary

Charlotte ObserverHarris didn't immediately return a phone call Tuesday night but his campaign manager told The Charlotte Observer (http://bit.ly/1TYcas3 ) Harris would seek one. Pittenger...