Category: North America

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Yves Engler: Canadian Venezuela conference and Liberal hypocrisy

The sanctions have contributed to 100,000 deaths, according to former UN Rapporteur Alfred de Zayas, and massive outward migration

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Yves Engler: For Canadian taxpayers, why is Israel still a charity case?

In 2018 alone, registered Canadian charities raised over a quarter billion dollars for Israel-focused projects

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Yves Engler: Antisemitism definition to take center stage at NDP convention

Canada’s pro-Israel lobby is pressuring New Democratic Party leadership to suppress debate around a pro-Palestinian resolution

Jafrik Ayiti: Haiti: Canada & U.S. Support Coups and Dictators

In Haiti, President Moise refused to leave when his term was over, and hundreds of thousands have protested in the streets demanding his resignation

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Yves Engler: Subverting Haitian Democracy

What does it mean that a supposedly ‘unimportant’, impoverished, nation is the only non-enemy government mentioned by those in charge of US and Canadian diplomacy?

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Yves Engler: It’s time for Canada to sign the United Nations Nuclear Ban Treaty

Nuclear weapons remain a serious threat to humanity and the TPNW represents an important step toward abolishing them

Azeezah Kanji: Homeless Encampment Evictions Highlight the Cruelty of Capitalism Amid COVID

The stifling inequality engendered by capitalism takes lives, sometimes quickly and often slowly. With encampment evictions, the state punishes those being suffocated for gasping to breathe

Joel Lexchin: Big Pharma Is Fighting to Deny Canadians Access to Treatment

It’s time to stand up big pharma bullying and implement universal pharmacare so everyone can get the treatment they need

Douglas Todd: ‘Deaths of despair’ point to working-class calamity

Many working-class Americans, and Canadians, are falling rapidly to ‘deaths of despair,’ characterized by suicide and chronic drug and alcohol use

Michael Bueckert: Yes, the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism is intended to censor political expression

11 examples showing how the IHRA definition poses a threat to free speech and aims to silence Palestinian solidarity

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