Category: Canada

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

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

David P. Ball: Seven Things to Know about BC’s Connection to India’s Revolts

“Zindabad!” The celebratory rallying cry is being sounded by hundreds of millions of farmers protesting in the streets of Delhi — and it rings out from growing car parades and rallies in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland over recent weeks

Yves Engler: Canada, Haiti and Hong Kong

Progressive Canadians should hold off on criticizing Beijing’s policy towards Hong Kong until they have produced an equal number of statements critical of Canada’s role in Haiti

Yves Engler: Canada and Venezuela

Despite claims to objectivity and fairness, when it comes to Canadian interference in other countries’ domestic affairs, there’s long been only one side to the story reported in the dominant media

Jasmin Zine: Criticizing Israel is not antisemitic — it’s academic freedom

Equating criticism of Israel with antisemitism undermines the ability of scholars to engage in important anti-racist and decolonial work

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