It’s not ‘progressive’ to label pacifists ‘Putin stooges’

Promoting a proxy war with Russia isn’t progressive and it’s time to challenge leftists supporting NATO’s dangerous escalation in Ukraine. Last week two protesters interrupted Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ town hall to denounce her support for Washington’s proxy conflict with Russia. “You voted to send arms and weapons to Ukraine,” yelled Jose Varga. “You’re voting... Continue Reading →

Ottawa’s lies about Haiti

An important, if rarely mentioned, rule of Canadian foreign policy is the more impoverished a nation, the greater the gap is likely to be between what Canadian officials say and do. The primary explanation for the gap between what’s said and done is that power generally defines what is considered reality. So, the bigger the... Continue Reading →

Haitians have good reason to hate Canada

A meme circulating among Haitians about a newly planned UN mission labels it MINUPAH (La Mission des Nations Unies pour la protection d’Ariel Henry). It’s a word play on MINUSTAH (La Mission des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en Haïti), which occupied the Caribbean nation from 2004 to 2017. Imposed by the US and Canada,... Continue Reading →

Uprising targets Canada’s man in Haiti

A popular uprising has paralyzed life in much of Haiti. While police are violently suppressing protesters, don’t expect Canadian officials to criticize security forces they fund. Major centres across Haiti have been blocked for days. Protesters want foreign appointed leader Ariel Henry to go. They are angry about insecurity and the cost-of-living. Stoking the growing... Continue Reading →

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