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Linky Friday: Meanwhile, Elsewhere

This week, Linky Friday brings you news from around the world and links to stories about the UK, China, Australia, Canada, India, Pakistan and more

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Wages on the Borderline

The minimum wage gap between neighboring Canadian provinces is widening.

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An American Town Fueled by Amazon and Canadians

So if you are a small town in Washington state, how do you increase your population by 36% and your tax revenue two to five times that of other comparable sized municipalities? Economic magic? Nope; just be located close to the border and be thankful for Canadian Amazon shoppers flooding in for parcel pickup.

Very Still and Very Quiet

Today, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo received a military procession and funeral in Hamilton, Ontario. Firsthand impressions from the crowd.

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Thank You!

God Bless America.

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Celebrating The Judiciary

In which Burt Likko envies Canada for its annual commemoration of courts expanding individual rights.

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Secession, Legal Orders, and Justification

A few days ago ago I tweeted this line: “Secession is the decision to step out of an existing political order, so it’s a category error to try to justify it legally.” Obviously I’m...

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22 Years Later

~by Jonathan McLeod I was 13. I couldn’t fathom that my sister’s life could be worth any less than mine. I would never have thought that the girls I knew and loved, friends like...

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Canada’s Century

Will global warming help make our Northern neighbor into a superpower?

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Blame Canada

Okay people.  It’s time for all of you to pile on Scott and Chris.  Turns out they’re the bad guys in the whole climate change kerfuffle:

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Don’t Take Your Guns to Town

Scott’s long and deeply-felt reflection on American gun culture is worth reading in full, and I certainly understand why an outsider would find our collective infatuation with things that go ‘boom’ baffling or even...

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