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Entries by David Frum from 11/2011

Memo to GOP: Time to Notice Poverty

| Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

To put it mildly, poverty alleviation has not been a Republican theme in the current cycle. To some degree, this is an understandable reaction to the disappointments of the Bush presidency. But what is understandable is not necessarily right.

Abbas' Last Victory?

| Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada

Mahmoud Abbas are seeking UN recognition of Palestinian statehood: statehood without peace. Already they have gained one victory: acceptance as a full member of UNESCO. Yet this victory may be their last.

Killing Keystone Won't Reduce Oil Demand

| Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada Business

What will curtailing oilsands accomplish for the environment? Nothing. This is a big planet full of oil, and if the United States does not buy its oil from Canada, it will buy its oil from somebody else.

Is College Now the Ultimate Crapshoot?

| Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada

If and when a Canadian decides to go to university, they just... go. For student and parent alike, the process is straightforward, inexpensive and seemingly non-traumatic. Or maybe that's just the grass-is-greener perspective of a parent in the throes of the American college-application maelstrom.

It's Romney, Huntsman, or Bust

| Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

A Gingrich presidency, if such a thing can even be imagined, would be a chaotic catastrophe. A Gingrich nomination would yield an Obama landslide. So that leaves us with the two governors, Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman.