A devastating report on the U.K.'s eager participation in the invasion of Iraq was released this week, as corpses are still being pulled from the rubble of Baghdad's suicide truck bombing.
'Let Them Stay' is a powerful account of the war resisters and their campaign as well as an important political tool as our current government considers whether to allow former soldiers to stay.
For 25 years, the Iraqi people have served as a convenient geopolitical punching bag. Justin Trudeau is proving no different, waging an air war against Iraq with 47 air strikes since last October.
On the outskirts of the northern French town of Calais, a massive, makeshift refugee camp called "The Jungle" grows daily, swelling with asylum-seekers fleeing war.
As the Trudeau government promises to continue funding the illogical, anti-human enterprise of war, the social costs of such massive investments continue to reveal themselves.
Even as Canada enters the next stage of its two front wars, it would be good to pause and apologize for the unspeakable grief we have caused to the people of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
Why does culture handle war so much better than politics? It's not just that art tells the truth and politics lies. Culture is where you let yourself hear the truth but only within limits.
A new report asserts that up to 1.3 million people have been killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the first 10 years of the so-called war on terror.
Instead of adding our inevitably inconsequential military might to an unwinnable conflict, Canada could make a real contribution in more constructive, non-militaristic ways.
Mar 23, 2015
Parliament Hill Ottawa , ON
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Just say "no" to Canada's expanding war in Iraq and Syria. Call for an end to Conservatives' racism and fear-mongering.