The "Ugly Canadian" is on the march, but now with a much prettier face at the helm. Across the planet, Canadian mining companies are in conflict with local communities and usually have the Trudeau government's support. A slew of disputes have arisen at Canadian run mines in recent weeks: Last week in northern central Mexico,... Continue Reading →
NDP leadership hopefuls should debate foreign policy
Is the NDP establishment scared to have party members discuss Canada’s international posture? At the party’s first leadership debate last weekend there wasn’t a single foreign policy question despite a host of contentious recent party positions on international affairs. Certainly at a time when the mainstream media is giving prominence to militarist voices, many members... Continue Reading →
Calling Trudeau a terrorist is not that outrageous
Is calling the Prime Minister a "white supremacist terrorist" hate speech? Black Lives Matter - Toronto spokesperson Yusra Khogali's description of Justin Trudeau as a "white supremacist terrorist" at a recent rally against Islamophobia has sparked significant backlash. Right-wing media are using it to attack BLMTO while liberal commentators have called on Khogali to resign as spokesperson.... Continue Reading →
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