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July 3, 2019, by Abram Lutes

“We have a sort of arms for oil arrangement,” says Anthony Fenton, PhD candidate at York University. “Buying oil from Saudi gives leverage in accessing the Saudi arms market, important […]

Will immigration policies put Canada on the right side of history?

June 22, 2019, by Stacey Gomez

Thursday’s World Refugee Day (June 20) was a global call to stand up for refugee rights. This month also marks the tragic anniversary of a dark chap ...

Koch-Oil, Part 1: Big lies and ecocide writ large in Canada

June 22, 2019, by John McMurtry

As we know, big lies can run free across borders with few joining the dots. For example, no media are reporting that China’s growing dispute with Ca ...

A bewildering spectacle

June 17, 2019, by Geoffrey McCormack

The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered the first worldwide economic depression. In those days, they called it the Great Depression. I ...

  • Venezuela: A slow-motion coup?
    May 30, 2019, by Thom Workman

    Will Venezuela go the way of the popular progressive regimes across Latin America –excepting Cuba? Over the last century progressive populist regimes in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia […]

  • Mayra Jimenez on ending gendered violence in Guatemala & beyond
    February 25, 2019, by Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network

    Mayra Jimenez on ending gendered violence in Guatemala & beyond#NosDuelen 56 Breaking the Silence Speaking Tour New time When: Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1:00pm Where: University Women’s Centre, Student Union […]

  • Whenever my sore heart gets hungry
    January 21, 2019, by Marcello Di Cintio

    As the United States implodes over the arguments about a border wall, the Palestinians have been living in the shadow of a wall for nearly twenty years. The system of […]

  • Offshoring retirement: New trends in aging globally
    December 29, 2018, by Matthew Hayes

    Retirement is changing. As recent debates about public pensions in New Brunswick make clear, workers are increasingly worried about the stability of their pensions, even as a growing number also […]

  • Canadian mining companies exploiting last colony in Africa
    February 24, 2016, by Yves Engler

    In violation of international law two major Canadian companies are buying the non-renewable resources of Africa’s last remaining colony. Saskatoon’s PotashCorp and Calgary’s Agrium have partnered with Morocco’s state-owned OCP [&hel ...

  • NB Power asked to put conditions on blood coal from Colombia
    November 28, 2015, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton – A Colombian union leader, lawyer and survivor of eight assassination attempts told a crowd gathered on November 24 in the province’s capital that New Brunswickers have a responsibility […]

  • Stay human: Bob Lovelace on Gaza Flotilla
    June 26, 2015, by Bob Lovelace

    The Marianne is leaving the harbour at Messina, destination Gaza. We’ve worked hard all day getting the boat equipped and ready to go, fuelled up, fresh water, provisions for the […]

  • Let Gaza Live: Fredericton rallies for Gaza [audio]
    August 2, 2014, by From the Margins

    Over 75 people attended a Fredericton rally in solidarity with Gaza today, August 2nd. Fredericton Palestine Solidarity and Jews for a Just Peace Fredericton organized the event. Listen to the […]

  • We are no longer here. Do you care? [Video]
    July 29, 2014, by #doyoucare

    Dutch children protest the killing of their Palestinian peers with this video Dutch children have taken part of a short movie to protest against the continuing Israeli bombings of Palestinian […]

  • Canadian hands involved in Gaza bombings
    July 11, 2014, by Stefan Christoff

    Details on Canadian complicity in Israeli apartheid Canada’s complicity in the ongoing Israeli war crimes being carried out against Palestinians in Gaza runs deep. In Ottawa the Conservative government has […]