Category: North America

Robert Fisk: ISIL, the Syrian Refugees and a Changing Canada

Robert Fisk has covered the Middle East for close to 40 years, from the Lebanese Civil War to the emergence of ISIL and beyond, and has won more British and international journalism awards than any other foreign correspondent. With British newspaper The Independent since 1988, Fisk is probably the only journalist to have interviewed Osama Read more…

Alexandra Pedersen: Canadian Mining Undermines Democracy in Central America

Canada’s multinationals work hand-in-hand with corrupt governments and threaten democracy in post-conflict Central American nations

Yves Engler: Ugly Reality of Canadian Aid to Haiti

The primary explanation for the gap between what’s said and done is that power generally defines what is considered reality

Ajamu Nangwaya: Unmasking Police Violence Against African-Canadians in Toronto

Police operate in the neighborhoods like an occupation army

Pamela D. Palmater: Stephen Harper Continues Canada’s Legacy of Genocide and Denial

Institutionalized racism in Canada is perpetuating the crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women

Vijay Prashad: G7: out for number one, and damn the consequences

The masters of the universe were busy with each other. They have currencies to protect and countries to bomb.

Joe Emersberger: What Drives Governments to Keep TISA, TPP and TTIP Secret?

The corporate media, not secrecy, is actually the more important barrier to fair and open debate

Robert Fisk: Canada’s plan to make boycotting Israel a ‘hate crime’ is stupid and counterproductive

Those who believe in non-violence have always espoused boycott movements on the grounds that economic pressure rather than bombs is a moral way of putting pressure on a country that violates international law

Joe Emersberger: Will BDS organizers be prosecuted in Canada?

The Harper government is considering the use of hate crime laws to outlaw the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement against the Israeli government

Rene Guerra: Salvadorans Warn Canadians about World Bank’s Kangaroo Court

“Salvadorans, Canadians, and many others elsewhere face a common threat. Let’s continue to call on our governments to withdraw from these treaties and provisions that leave us all so vulnerable”

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