Podcast: Canada Dismissed Landmark Report on Israeli Apartheid Without Factual Critiques
Documents show Canadian officials dismissed Amnesty International's report on Israeli apartheid based on vague and unsubstantiated assertions.
Panelists Extol Western Military Principles at Halifax Forum, Warn of ‘Too Much Critical Thinking’
“We have a problem in the U.S. of too much critical thinking."
Peace a Distant Prospect at The Halifax International Security Forum
The war in Ukraine was front and centre as journalists, politicians, military leaders and businesspeople gathered for the annual Halifax International Security Forum (HFX).
Why Researchers Are Questioning Danielle Smith’s Claimed Family History
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s claims of having Cherokee heritage were called into question by researchers last week.
CUPE Ontario Gives Five-Day Strike Notice After Ford Refuses Investments for Students
"The government refused to invest in the services that students need and parents expect, precipitating this escalation."
Parliamentary Human Rights Report Excludes Mention of Shireen Abu Akleh
A new report is being criticized for not mentioning Israel’s killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and giving scant attention to Israel’s other abuses.
Canadian Military Makes Unsubstantiated Claim About Report Exposing Training of Ukrainian Far-Right Extremists
The report’s author says he is prepared to explore legal options to defend his work against unsubstantiated claims.
Podcast: Did CUPE Make The Right Call in Ontario?
We spoke to labour researcher Adam D.K. King about the standoff between Ontario education workers and the Doug Ford government.
Podcast: Should The NDP Push for Peace?
We spoke to writer Ibnul Chowdhury about his recent piece for Passage criticizing the NDP's virtual lockstep with the Liberal government on the war in Ukraine.
How The Threat of a General Strike Forced Doug Ford to Blink
"The government managed to unite the entire labour movement in an effort to repeal Bill 28 and protect the Charter rights of workers across Canada.”
Ontario New Democrat MPPs Removed From Legislature Following Heated Criticism of Ford Government
"Ford is acting like a dictator and a thug. I was kicked out of the legislature today for saying so."
Ontario Education Workers Face Off Ford Government
Education Minister Stephen Lecce tabled legislation that would impose a four-year contract on CUPE members.
Military Intervention Is No Solution to Violence in Haiti, Experts Warn
“The idea that Haiti needs an international intervention to deal with street gangs is ridiculous and racist and completely rejected by Haitians.”
Experts Hope Incoming B.C. Premier Eby Will Heed Disqualified Appadurai’s Bold Healthcare Proposals
“It will require investment to make our public system more robust and resilient in the face of privatization.”
Canada Propped Up Venezuelan Astroturf Group Linked to Crumbling ‘Interim Government,’ Note Confirms
“This initiative, made up of and led by women belonging to the upper classes of Venezuela ... has little to say to the Venezuelan women of the popular sectors."