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Jan 18, 2018

KAIROS Canada's wish list for 2018

Cheryl McNamara
Always striving for extraordinary change, KAIROS expects bold new provincial and federal policies this year that will advance human and ecological rights.
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Jan 18, 2018
The Mulroneys and the Reagans in Quebec in 1985,

1988 and NAFTA remembered

Karl Nerenberg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
News
Jan 18, 2018
Photograph of The Reagans and Mulroneys in Quebec in 1985. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Looking forward by looking back, 1988 — Part 2

Karl Nerenberg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
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Jan 16, 2018
Anti-war activists in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery, invited for the rally in support of Iranian protesters, with a "US/NATO hands off Iran" banner, photographed here as pro-US interventionists block them with the monarchist flag of Iran discarded in 1979.  Photo: Roberto Morago

U.S. and NATO take your hands off Iran

Sara Sagaii
Nyusha Samiei
A statement to the progressive community in Canada that we weren’t able to read out at a Vancouver rally after being attacked
News
Jan 16, 2018
Anti-war activists in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery, invited for the rally in support of Iranian protesters, with a "US/NATO hands off Iran" banner, photographed as pro-US interventionists block them with the monarchist flag of Iran discarded in 1979.  Photo: Roberto Morago

Support lifting sanctions on Iran

Sara Sagaii
Nyusha Samiei
A statement to the progressive community in Canada that we weren’t able to read out at a Vancouver rally after being attacked
Blog
Jan 3, 2018
Ahed Tamimi. Image: Haim Schwarczenberg/Wikimedia Commons.

The slap that was heard around the world

Judy Haiven
A protest against the arrest of 16 year old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, and a tribute to the resistance of her and family to the Israeli occupation.
Blog
Jan 2, 2018
Nuclear test. Image: FEMA News Photo/Wikimedia Commons

Is doomsday really upon us?

Gerald Caplan
How can any sensible person fail to be shaken by the political events in the past year?
Blog
Dec 29, 2017

Caracas versus Ottawa: Who to trust?

Yves Engler
Canada's recent record of foreign interference elsewhere belies Ottawa's claim that it wants to protect "democracy and human rights" in Venezuela.
News
Dec 23, 2017
Stitch-by-Stitch's Unsettling Canada Day Sewing Circle was held in solidarity with Unsettling Canada 150 National Day of Action by Idle No More and Defenders of the Land. Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn

Plenty to do in a year of challenges: 2017 in rabble news

Cathryn Atkinson
From Indigenous demands for respect and recognition, to Donald Trump's dog whistles to racists, to the Canadian housing crisis, to changes in the NDP, 2017 was a busy news year for rabble writers.
Blog
Dec 8, 2017

Canada should be doing more to help Sufis

Penney Kome
The November attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt and Erdogan's crackdown in Turkey both signs that Canada should recognize Sufis as an oppressed religious minority and grant them refugee status.

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