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Jun 20, 2018
Minister Chrystia Freeland outlines Canada's foreign policy objectives during a speech in the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Canada's diplomat of the year fails the torture test

Matthew Behrens
It is unlikely that Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will be up for the challenge of obeying the prohibition on torture and the international rules-based order that she hails when accepting awards.
Podcast
Jun 13, 2018
Image: Wikimedia - Protests in Tehran

Working-class protests in Iran continue

Asia Pacific Currents
Due to widespread exploitation, inequality and corruption, workers protests have continued this year all over Iran.
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Jun 12, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Donald Trump during the G7 in Taormina, Italy.Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

How to handle U.S. threats to Canadian trade

Duncan Cameron
Canada is better off working with other countries to build a reasonable multilateral trading world rather than depending on the goodwill of a Donald Trump to re-negotiate NAFTA.
Podcast
Jun 6, 2018
Image: Opposition election rally/Wikimedia Commons

Understanding the Malaysian election results: Part two

Asia Pacific Currents
For the second part on our analysis of the recent elections in Malaysia results, we talk to Sonia Randhawa, a longtime human rights activist and co-organizer of the Bersih movement.
Blog
Jun 4, 2018
North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean union leaders

North Korea's mysterious melting mountain

Penney Kome
Trump's posturing has dominated headlines about the Korean peninsula lately, while it's possible that North Korea's test site has collapsed and is leaking radiation.

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