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The UN Security Council meets on the situation in Syria at UN headquarters in October 2019. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mary Altaffer) Views
Canada Missing in Action on Israel's Proposed Annexation of the West Bank
Canada has developed a debilitating case of diplomatic laryngitis on this issue.
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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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Minister for Health Simon Harris at a news conference at Government Buildings in Dublin on March 24 where he announced Ireland will nationalize its healthcare system for the duration of the coronvirus outbreak. News
'For Common Benefit of All,' Ireland Nationalizes Hospitals for Duration of Coronavirus Crisis, Sparking Demand for US to Follow Suit
"How wonderful is this. A beautiful silver lining."
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The current crisis exists," writes McWilliams, "because businesses fear that other businesses with whom they are dealing every day will run out of cash. This fear is infectious." (Photo: Tim Mossholder / artistGNDphotographer / Getty Images) Views
Central Banks Must Give Everyone Free Money. Right Now.
Is it free? Yes. Is it one-off? Yes. Can it be done? Absolutely! To stem economic fears unleash by coronavirus, now is the time to act.
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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald celebrates with supporters on February 9, 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) Views
Before Celebrating Sinn Féin Election Surge, Consider Their Pro-Austerity Record in the North of Ireland
For over two decades, the party has shared power in the North of Ireland, where it has widened the gaps between rich and poor.
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Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks Sunday at a press conference at Wynn's Hotel in Dublin. News
'People Want Change': Left Wing Sinn Féin Ties for Top Spot in Poll Ahead of Irish Election
The poll marks the first time Sinn Féin has topped ruling party Fine Gael in the Red C survey's history.
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After Scotland Decisively Rejects Brexit and the Tories in General Election, SNP's Sturgeon Calls for Second Independence Referendum
"Given what I fear the Tory government now has in store for Scotland, that right to choose our own future has never been more important or more urgent."
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Irish schools students during the Global School Strike for Climate Action march from St. Stephen's Green to Leinster House, demanding an immediate action on climate change News
Irish Youth Activists at First-Ever Climate Assembly Implore Govt to Listen to Science
Lawmakers were told they must "work on our behalf to ensure that we—and you—have a future."
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Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and the founder of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, speaks at the Women In The World Summit on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)q News
Climate Justice Champion Mary Robinson Warns Extinction Rebellion of Perils If Unwise Tactics 'Alienate the Public'
"I think it is very, very important that the public display of disruption is seen by the public as being in their interests, and that has happened. But if they lose that, that would be very serious."
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Jeremy Corbyn Leader of the Labour Party after speaking at a "Labour Roots" event, Bolton, August 17, 2019. News
'A Far Worse Deal Than Theresa May's Deal': Labour Vows to Defeat Brexit Plan Agreed to by EU
"This sell-out deal won't bring the country together," said Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. "The best way to get Brexit sorted is to give the people the final say in a public vote."
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