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      The NDP is complicit in imperialist violence in Bolivia
      Nov15

      The NDP is complicit in imperialist violence in Bolivia

      NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Photo by Obert Madondo (Flickr). It’s now been four days since the right-wing coup in Bolivia, where President Evo Morales — the first Indigenous president of the Indigenous-majority Latin American county — was violently ousted by military forces...

      The Untold Story of the Trump-Ukraine Scandal: The Routine Corruption of US Foreign Policy
      Oct01

      The Untold Story of the Trump-Ukraine Scandal: The Routine Corruption of US Foreign Policy

      Former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden speaking with supporters at a community event at the Best Western Regency Inn in Marshalltown, Iowa. Photo by Gage Skidmore (Flickr). The most crucial aspects of the Trump-Ukraine “scandal,” which has led to impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, are not being told, even by Republicans....

      The Problem With Impeachment
      Sep27

      The Problem With Impeachment

      Photo by Michael Vadon (Flickr) Impeaching Donald Trump would do nothing to halt the deep decay that has beset the American republic. It would not magically restore democratic institutions. It would not return us to the rule of law. It would not curb the predatory appetites of the big banks, the war industry and corporations. It would not get...

      Unifor aligns with Liberal foreign policy instead of international solidarity
      Aug21

      Unifor aligns with Liberal foreign policy instead of international solidarity

      Chrystia Freeland and Unifor President Jerry Dias Inviting Chrystia Freeland to address this week’s Unifor convention undermines the union’s claims of international solidarity. As Foreign Affairs Minister, Freeland has pursued staunchly pro-corporate and pro-US policies. She has been bad for workers and their families around the...

      Non-Aligned Movement gathers in Venezuela to resist dictatorship of dollar
      Aug06

      Non-Aligned Movement gathers in Venezuela to resist dictatorship of dollar

      Late in the evening on July 19, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif stepped out of a plane and met his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza, on the tarmac outside Caracas with an enthusiastic embrace. Zarif was in town to participate in the ministerial conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). “Today in the Middle East and the regions of...

      U.S. Economic Warfare and Likely Foreign Defenses
      Jul25

      U.S. Economic Warfare and Likely Foreign Defenses

      Today’s world is at war on many fronts. The rules of international law and order put in place toward the end of World War II are being broken by U.S. foreign policy escalating its confrontation with countries that refrain from giving its companies control of their economic surpluses. Countries that do not give the United States control of...

      The Koch Brothers and the Tar-Sands
      Jul08

      The Koch Brothers and the Tar-Sands

      Photo by NRDC Big Lies and Ecocide in Canada As we know, big lies can run free across borders with few people joining the dots. For example, no media has been reporting that China’s growing dispute with Canada is based on Canada’s enforcement of the Trump administration’s unilateral embargo against Iran. This is what politicians...

      U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective
      Jun19

      U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective

      Protest against sanctions in Canada, August 9, 2018 (@compartycanada) While the mystery of who is responsible for sabotaging the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman remains unsolved, it is clear that the Trump administration has been sabotaging Iranian oil shipments since May 2, when it announced its intention to “bring Iran’s oil exports to...

      Canada’s defence minister promoting arms sales to anti-democratic, repressive regimes
      May10

      Canada’s defence minister promoting arms sales to anti-democratic, repressive regimes

      Photo by Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Last Friday, members of Mouvement Québécois pour la Paix interrupted a $135-a-plate luncheon to confront defence minister Harjit Sajjan. At the event sponsored by SNC Lavalin, Bombardier, Rio Tinto, etc., we called for cutting military spending, for Canada to withdraw from NATO and an end to weapons sales...

      NATO: 70 Years Too Many
      Apr08

      NATO: 70 Years Too Many

      Photo by U.S. Department of Defense As we head for NATO’s 70th birthday, it’s time to assess the nuclear-armed military alliance that came into being to ensure western military superiority during the Cold War. Most strikingly, during its first 40 years of existence – namely the Cold War, NATO embarked on no wars or military campaigns....