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"Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage," states an open letter published by activists, artists, and academics on Tuesday. (Image: Canadian Foreign Policy Institute) News
No—Argue Noam Chomsky, Roger Waters, Monia Mazigh, and 100+ Others—Canada Does Not Deserve UN Security Council Seat
"Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage," warns open letter from activists, artists, and academics.
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Again Finding US Permit Invalid, Federal Court Upholds Block on 'Climate-Busting' Keystone XL Construction
"Our courts have shown time and time again that the law matters."
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Trudeau's doing a great deal to make the situation worse during this pandemic for some of the most vulnerable people on the planet. (Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press) Views
Trudeau Should Lift Punishing Sanctions That Harm Vulnerable Nations
Ottawa’s sanctions appear primarily aimed at appeasing the U.S., which ruthlessly enforces sanctions against regimes it wishes to destabilize or overthrow.
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2 Weeks After Nova Scotia Massacre, Canada Bans Assault Weapons. 7 Years After Sandy Hook in the US—And Still Nothing
"Republicans in the U.S. Congress—what are you waiting for?"
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I wish one of the extremely rich, white men physically close to Trump at his daily pep rally would turn to him on camera and say “No. You’re a president, not a king, you’re a crook and a phony and a moron, too mean and stupid to be allowed to destroy the nation we love.” Views
Why are Americans So Servile to a Clown President?
Titles are very important to Americans. So is paperwork.
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If the Trudeau government seems unable to break out of its subservience to the marketplace, some in the labour movement are showing more vision. (Photo: Oregon National Guard/Flickr) Views
Ottawa Should Produce Vital Products—Like It Did in the Second World War
In recent decades, Canada has increasingly bought into an ideology that celebrates the marketplace and denigrates government.
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"We need billions of public dollars invested directly in vulnerable communities dying from COVID-19, not spent propping up massive oil companies and unneeded projects that would trample Indigenous rights and exacerbate the climate crisis," said Oil Change International's Collin Rees. (Photo: Elvert Barnes/Flickr/cc) News
'A Shameful New Low': Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Alberta Govt. Ponies Up $1 Billion for Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
"We need billions of public dollars invested directly in vulnerable communities dying from COVID-19, not spent propping up massive oil companies and unneeded projects that would trample Indigenous rights and exacerbate the climate crisis."
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Connaught Laboratories: Service to the Empire Views
The Public Lab That Could Have Helped Fight COVID-19 Pandemic
Canada once had a publicly owned pharmaceutical company that could have made a difference in the current coronavirus crisis — except that we sold it. Connaught Labs was a superstar in global medicine. For seven decades, this publicly owned Canadian company performed brilliantly on the national and...
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"From coast to coast we are rising up in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en nation and against colonial violence and land theft," said Vanessa Gray, Anishinaabe Kwe Land Defender from Aamjiwnaang First Nation and one of the organizers of Sunday's demonstration. "It's clear that Canada is a state built on the removal of Indigenous people for resource extraction." News
'Against Colonial Violence and Land Theft,' Indigenous Activists and Allies Target Mining Industry Convention in Toronto
Demonstration held "in solidarity with every community that has found itself staring down the barrel of a gun for daring to oppose Canada's ongoing colonial project through resource extraction."
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Protesters Arrested After Police Raid Mohawk Railway Camp Constructed in Solidarity With Wet'suwet'en
Police moved in on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory demonstration as hundreds of people marched through downtown Ottawa.
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