Canadian foreign policy

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Oct 27, 2013

Taking the Canadian flag off our backpacks

Paul Orlowski
Canadian travellers often used to prominently display a Canadian flag on their backpacks. The idea was that locals would be pleased to engage with Canadians. Today this is no longer the norm. Why?
News
Aug 30, 2013

Canada must not join U.S. intervention in Syria

Harrison Samphir
The drums of war are again beating in the West, their ominous clamour signalling a U.S.-led aerial strike against Syria and the Ba'athist regime of Bashar al-Assad.
News
Feb 4, 2013

France says it's in Mali 'for the long haul'

Roger Annis
France's Le Monde newspaper argues for a long-term, Haiti-style tutelage of Mali. The Harper government in Ottawa can be expected to fall seamlessly into line.
Podcast
Nov 26, 2012

Canadians Jews speak out against Operation Pillar of Cloud

Progressive Voices
Robert Allison of Independent Jewish Voices Canada explains why Israeli actions against the Palestinians are contrary to principles of Judaism and what needs to be done to create peace in the region.
Podcast
Nov 17, 2012
Lest we forget

Rethinking Remembrance Day

Progressive Voices
Nora Loreto speaks about the jingoism of Remembrance Day, the symbolism of the red poppy and the Canadian culture of war.
Podcast
May 11, 2012

Global March to Jerusalem: Ken Stone

Progressive Voices
This global day of mobilization for Palestinian rights, the response of the Israeli government and the dim prospects for a change in Canadian foreign policy under Thomas Mulcair's NDP are discussed.
Book Review
Apr 19, 2012

Confronting Canada's colonialist past

Al Engler
In Orienting Canada, John Price focuses on 20th century racism and on Canada's role as junior partner in British and U.S. imperialism.
Blog
Apr 16, 2012

Why should Canada care about Rwanda?

Gerry Caplan
Most Canadians now know the answer to the question general Romeo Dallaire once asked thanks, unhappily, to one of history's great man-made tragedies.
News
Mar 16, 2012
Photo: Truthout.org/Flickr

Netanyahu's campaign to change U.S. politics using Iran

Jesse Rosenfeld
Bolstered by a Tea Party-oriented Mid-East Canadian foreign policy and a record of using war to win elections at home, Israel's Prime Minister hits the campaign trail to change U.S. politics.

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