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Aug 8, 2018
Mexican government photo of Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on July 25.

Mining for Canadian imperialism

José Luis Granados Ceja
A review of Canada's adventures in imperialism and colonialism following the meeting between Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Photos
Jul 10, 2018
Donald Trump speaks to crowd. Photo: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr

America first, America's trade fiasco

Duncan Cameron
By defending the U.S. domestic market against foreign exports -- including those from American-owned companies operating abroad -- Donald Trump has resurrected the Fortress America idea.
Blog
Jun 29, 2018

Canada sends military force to Mali

Gerry Caplan
We rich white countries sure are generous when it comes to handouts for our Black kin in Africa. Except when we rip them off, of course, which is the real story of Canada and the West in Africa.
Blog
Jun 29, 2018
RCAF Chinook helicopter on Parliament Hill. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr

Trump threatens Canada, 'defence' community stays quiet

Yves Engler
A volatile leader in charge of a military behemoth prone to aggression has repeatedly attacked Canada and its prime minister in recent weeks. But the "defence" community has barely made a peep.
Book Review
May 18, 2017
Gowans book cover

Clearing the fog of war around Syria

Jooneed Khan
With his just-released book, Washington's Long War on Syria, Stephen Gowans blows away the twisted layers of disinformation and war propaganda around Syria, and exposes a great 21st-century tragedy.
Blog
Nov 28, 2016
Mary Poppins and friends

Red threat: Socialist secrets of 'Mary Poppins'

Christopher Majka
The Fraser Institute's Jonathan Fortier alleges that "Mary Poppins" is rife with "latent socialist ideas," an ideology that has "created more human suffering than any other." Can this be true?
Blog
Nov 7, 2016

Peacekeeping and the history of left-wing imperialism

Yves Engler
From the Cold War era on, there is a substantial record of nominally left-wing organizations effectively supporting imperialism by failing to look closely at what particular UN missions actually do.
Podcast
May 31, 2016

Exploding the myth of the peaceable kingdom

Redeye
The official story sees Canada as a shining beacon spreading its enlightened code of ethics through a dark world. Richard Sanders says we believe this because we're suffering from the Canada Syndrome.
Columnists
Nov 20, 2015

Why is France emulating the U.S.?

Instead of making declarations of war, France needs to remember the Lafontaine fable about the ox and the frog, and re-examine its blind new alignment with American imperialism.

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