Edward Keenan, TorontoStar

Edward Keenan

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Recent:
  • TorontoStar
  • The Standard
Past:
  • GuelphMercuryTribune
  • toronto.com
  • WR Record
  • Hamilton Spectator

Recent articles by Edward:

The Maple Leafs are bound to break my heart. Here’s why I’ll watch the playoffs anyway

I’ve given up getting my hopes up for the Leafs — until, you know, they do something to get my hopes up, again, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Can Canada and its G20 allies afford not to listen?

Canada, the U.S. and five European allies walked out of a G20 meeting in Washington on Wednesday when the Russian finance minister began to speak, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Joe Biden is bragging about jobs, but Americans have their eyes on another number

The employment market may be on fire, but Joe Biden is struggling to reap the rewards amid worries about inflation, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

The West stands united after a dark month for Ukraine

There has been the remarkable solidarity in the international response to Russia’s invasion of its neighbour, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is the star of a bitter partisan spectacle

The Senate confirmation hearing for Ketanji Brown Jackson is about as public a job interview as you’ll find, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Are we done yet? Maybe — but COVID-19 isn’t done with us

People have been talking about getting back to normal since the start of the pandemic. And at every turn, the concept of normal recedes into the distance. Until the point where, in the U.S., 21,000 deaths in the past two weeks is what normal looks like, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Transgender youth are the new target for Republican culture warriors

The thing about the “anti-woke” culture war is that it isn’t just a war of words, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Congressional report offers glimpse of how a defeated Donald Trump tried to keep power

Congressional investigators have filed their findings around the events of Jan. 6, 20021 and taken a step toward finding legal accountability for that day, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

The American right sees Canada as an enemy. Should we be worried?

For all the kind words Democrats have for Canada, they have also been working on protectionist trade measures, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Invading Ukraine has not gone as Putin planned. Will that make him more dangerous?

Putin’s effort to weaken global opposition to him has had the opposite effect, which may make this a very dangerous time, for Ukraine and the world. → Read More

As Russia attacked Ukraine, the power — and sometimes absurdity — of words were on display

Eloquence and emotion at the UN Security Council and in a speech by Zelenskyy didn’t stop the war, but made an impression and gave us reason to hope. → Read More

Nominating the first Black woman to America’s top court was the easy part for Joe Biden

The nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court serves to fulfil a campaign promise Joe Biden made two years ago. But that may be as far as it goes, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

The ‘Freedom convoy’ isn’t just Canada’s problem. It’s going global

It’s clear that U.S. officials view the “Freedom Convoy” as a budding problem, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Joe Biden offered money to help his country’s poorest families. Here’s why they stopped getting it

A Democratic senator stands in the way of extending a child tax credit created by his own party’s president, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Want to end COVID-19 restrictions? It’s simple — just get vaccinated

The people who most dislike pandemic restrictions are the ones who could help end them by getting vaccinated, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Here’s why a ‘liberal’ judge is quitting the U.S. Supreme Court now

Justice Stephen Breyer is making a political calculation after years of fighting for compromise, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Democracy? Why would the U.S. Senate want that?

The filibuster as it currently exists is a modern innovation detached from the intentions of the U.S. government’s founders, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

‘A job not yet finished’ is the best Joe Biden can say about his first year as president

One year into his presidency, the timing for a major assessment of President Joe Biden’s leadership of the U.S. maybe isn’t what he’d choose, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

Could the United States really be on the brink of another civil war?

Two new books outline the conditions that may be accelerating the U.S. toward a new era of domestic violence, Edward Keenan writes. → Read More

In 2021, every silver lining for the United States came with a dark cloud

So much for a return to “normal,” Edward Keenan writes. → Read More