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Expert: Facebook board upholds Donald Trump suspension

Published: 10May2021

Former U.S. President Donald Trump won't return to Facebook – at least not yet. Four months after Facebook suspended Trump's accounts for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation

Published: 6Apr2021

Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading from the United States into Canada, undermining efforts to mitigate the pandemic. A study led by McGill University shows that Canadians who use social...

Experts: Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration

Published: 19Jan2021

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday under a pledge to "heal" the country as it grapples with an ongoing pandemic, economic uncertainty and deep...

Experts: 2020 U.S. presidential election

Published: 2Nov2020

With early voter turnout setting a record and U.S. business districts boarding up for fear of election day unrest, U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on the...

Disastrous duo: heatwaves and droughts

Published: 28Sep2020

Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University. Periods of dry and...

Experts: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden nears decision on running mate

Published: 5Aug2020

As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice-presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals. The leading contenders include California Sen. Kamala Harris,...

Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada

22Sep202017:30
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Join MISC for an online roundtable discussion on Barry Eidlin's book, Labor and the Class/miscCategory: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

Expert: Iran - U.S. Crisis

Published: 13Jan2020

Iran promised vengeance after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad on Friday killed Qassem Soleimani, Tehran’s most prominent military commander and the architect of its growing influence in the Middle...

US Interest Rates

Published: 16Dec2015

The U.S. central bank began raising interest rates Dec. 16 from record lows, as it hiked its benchmark rate by a quarter of a percentage point. (Source: CBC)...

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