Garth Mullins, The Duel


The French National Assembly is illuminated with the colors of the French national flag in tribute to the victims of the November 13 Paris terror attacks in Paris on Nov. 18, 2015. (Stephane de Sakutin/Getty Images)

Conservatism’s core is revealing itself

Many on the right believe that Marxists are taking over, jail awaits those who misuse gender pronouns, Sharia law is coming and white genocide is close behind.

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on Americas military involvement in Afghanistan at the Fort Myer military base on Aug. 21, 2017 in Arlington, Va. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

War gets Trump-brand refresh

After Donald Trump’s Charlottesville equivocating, he is desperate for a distraction. So he’s rebranding his predecessors’ war in Afghanistan, which was supposed to curb terrorism, but has the opposite effect.

Logo used on Facebook for Vancouver far right rally venerates the car that killed Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. (Facebook)

Make fascism unacceptable again

This week's question: Should both the extreme right and extreme left share blame for the Charlottesville tragedy?

The Vancouver Police Department's armoured response vehicle is seen in a file photo.

Police at Pride? No tanks

One day a year, smiling police officers dance on parade floats and shoot water pistols at the crowd.

The carpet of floral tributes to the victims and injured of the Manchester Arena bombing covers the ground in St Ann's Square on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Manchester, united

With kids still missing after last week’s bombing in Manchester, one conservative Canadian commentator blamed the victims: “Wth (What the hell) were kids doing at an Ariana Grande concert?”

Condo towers under construction in Burnaby, B.C., Friday, April 14, 2017. (Jason Payne/Postmedia)

Anger brewing in unaffordable B.C.

Under the B.C. Liberals, who are actually quite conservative, the gap between the super-rich and the rest of us has become a yawning chasm.