As the Canadian government plays at fighting wars in Iraq/Syria and in eastern Europe, we see daily examples of how militarism ultimately degrades, disrupts and destroys democracy.
To push a political advantage, the prime minister was prepared to leave a meeting of world leaders early, in order to use the 11th of November for partisan political purposes.
Stephen Harper insisted last week that we will not be intimidated by terrorism. He then did everything he could to ensure we will be intimidated by terrorism.
There's got to be some alternatives to Harper's Iraq war plan. Oh look! They're right here!
The Conservative majority approve military support for the U.S.-led coalition, currently bombing the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. NDP, Liberals, Bloc and Green members are against it.
Canada is going to war. That we know, and not enough more. In voicing support for military intervention in Iraq and possibly Syria, the House of Commons divided along partisan lines.
The Harper government announced its Iraq war plan, basically, saving people by killing people. But what other options are available? Consider these.
As if 10 years in Afghanistan were not enough, the Conservatives want Canadians to support another war alongside the U.S.
Hours after people joined in the largest climate march in history, U.S. President Barack Obama started another war, while simultaneously failing to address our rapidly worsening climate.
The barbarism that is ISIS has its roots in the barbarism that was Canadian and "coalition" war policy in the obliteration of Iraq in the 1991 "Gulf" war and subsequent sanctions.