Did Canada’s representative to the Palestinian Authority lie or was she simply ignorant of important facts? Yesterday Robin Wettlaufer criticized Electronic Intifada editor Ali Abunimah for tweeting that Canada “arms and funds the apartheid state to murder Palestinians and steal their land.” She responded by writing “we neither arm nor fund Israel.” After Abunimah... Continue Reading →
Corporations use military to subsidize research costs
When thinking about corporate Canada and the federal government, an image of a sow, labelled Ottawa, and piglets, labelled with a dozen company names, sucking at her teats, comes to mind. The picture became especially vivid after reading a recent Globe and Mail Report on Business article by Ian Brown that called for Ottawa to... Continue Reading →
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