Mining feminism to support Canadian corporations abroad 

An important component of Justin Trudeau’s international branding exercise is his “feminist foreign policy”. Government officials emphasize feminism/women’s empowerment in public statements, diplomatic twitter accounts, Global Affairs websites, etc. As part of these efforts, government officials have increasingly promoted women’s role in the patriarchal mining industry. The Trudeau government’s feminist rhetoric on mining largely seeks... Continue Reading →

Chile vote is a blow to corporate Canada and Trudeau

With Chileans voting overwhelming to rewrite the country’s Pinochet era constitution it's a good moment to reflect on Ottawa’s support for his coup against Salvador Allende. It’s also worth looking at Canadian companies’ opposition to the popular uprising that lead to the referendum on reforming the dictatorship’s neoliberal constitution. On Sunday nearly 8 in 10... Continue Reading →

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