A Rabble interview with the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Kaveh Shahrooz offers a troubling window into Canadian politics. Last month the left-wing website, for whom I’ve written for two decades, published “Understanding the dynamics of the protests in Iran”. Everything about the article should have raised red flags. Described as “a lawyer and human rights activist”,... Continue Reading →
Anti-China Canadian MPs claim sovereignty over Argentine mine
The anti-China panic sweeping Canadian politics has descended from tragedy into farce. A month ago I mocked Globe and Mail Report on Business columnist Eric Reguly for complaining about China-based Zijin Mining purchasing Neo Lithium. The nominally Canadian firm extracts lithium in Argentina. Reguly succeeded in stirring a national security scare about minerals extracted... Continue Reading →
Globe & Mail fearmongers about foreign influence while ignoring US government funding to Uighur Rights groups in Canada
It’s curious how Globe and Mail reporters troubled by foreign influence over Canadian politics regularly turn to US-government-funded groups in this country. Are they aware of this irony? Or is their purported concern about foreign influence really about demonizing China? According to a recent article by Robert Fife and Steven Chase, the Trudeau government is... Continue Reading →
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