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Aug 15, 2018

Trudeau's slavish support for Saudi monarchy

Yves Engler
The Trudeau government has largely maintained the Conservative government's pro-Saudi policies and support for Riyadh's belligerence in the region.
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Jul 30, 2018

Canadian Forces recruit Indigenous youth

Yves Engler
The military's immense resources and cultural clout enables it to attract Indigenous youth to become soldiers. But First Nations have more reason than most to be wary of the Canadian Forces.
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Jul 25, 2018
Image: Freedom Homes/Wikimedia Commons

Capitalism, where the taxpayers bail out the rich

Yves Engler
Despite abundant evidence that nothing approaching the fantasy of free market capitalism exists, the myth persists to legitimate the private appropriation of socially created wealth.
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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.
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May 22, 2018
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Canada's role in Brazilian rights violations

Yves Engler
While they've made dozens of statements criticizing Venezuela, the Trudeau government seems to have remained silent on Rousseff’s ouster, Lula's imprisonment and persecution of the Brazilian left.

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