Muslims unfairly targeted in Canadian Senate report

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Shahina Siddiqui. Photo: Paul S. Graham
By Shahina Siddiqui
The Senate’s Conservative-dominated standing committee on national security and defence released its interim report Thursday — and it is off-the-scale ridiculous, but not surprising.
This, of course, is the committee that I was invited to present at, and was put through a McCarthy-style inquisition by Conservative senators. I was [...]

Winnipeg Peace & Justice Festival – Vote4Peace!

June 13 2015: Winnipeggers say "Vote 4 Peace" in the 34th annual Walk for Peace, a highlight of the Winnipeg Peace and Justice Festival. Photo: Paul S. Graham

June 13 2015: Winnipeggers say “Vote 4 Peace” in the 34th annual Walk for Peace, a highlight of the Winnipeg Peace and Justice Festival. Photo: Paul S. Graham
June 13, 2015: The theme of this year’s Winnipeg Peace and Justice Festival was “Vote for Peace.” With a federal election expected this October and a Prime Minister [...]

Canadian intervention in Ukraine contrary to peace and democracy

April 17, 2015: Jason Kenney, the minister of National Defence, General Tom Lawson, the chief of defence staff at a news conference detailing  Canada's growing  military intervention in Ukraine. Photo: Canadian Forces

April 17, 2015: Jason Kenney, the minister of National Defence, General Tom Lawson, the chief of defence staff at a news conference detailing Canada’s growing military intervention in Ukraine. Photo: Canadian Forces
By Glenn Michalchuk
The decision of the Canadian government to send 200 troops to train the Ukrainian army will only intensify the divisions that have [...]

Kiev’s Bloody War Is Backfiring

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By Justin Raimondo
Global Research, February 12, 2015
When Ukrainian army officers came to the Ukrainian village of Velikaya Znamenka to tell the men to prepare to be drafted, they weren’t prepared for what happened next. As the commanding officer was speaking, a woman seized the microphone and proceeded to tell him off: “We’re sick of this [...]

Dancing Tragedies and Dreams

From the video "Dancing Tragedies and Dreams." Photo: Paul S. Graham

From the video “Dancing Tragedies and Dreams.” Photo: Paul S. Graham
by Paul S. Graham
Art, culture, dance and politics blended seamlessly in Winnipeg on September 21, 2014, with the performance of Dancing Tragedies and Dreams, a production of the Canadian Palestinian Association of Manitoba,  at Prairie Theatre Exchange.
Dancing Tragedies and Dreams featured dances from Palestine, Lebanon, [...]

Don’t attack Iraq

Oct. 25, 2014: Members of Peace Alliance Winnipeg distributed leaflets calling for an end to Canadian military intervention in Iraq and Syria. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Oct. 25, 2014: Members of Peace Alliance Winnipeg distributed leaflets calling for an end to Canadian military intervention in Iraq and Syria. Photo: Paul S. Graham
On Saturday, Oct. 25th, Peace Alliance Winnipeg held an information picket at the intersection of Osborne Street and River Avenue to call for an end to Canada’s bombing mission in [...]

The War in Eastern Ukraine and the New Cold War

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by Paul S. Graham
In April 2014, the government that had come into power two months earlier in Ukraine launched what it termed an “anti-terrorist operation” against the people of Eastern Ukraine.
The easterners were opposed to the government’s plans for economic association with Western Europe and were demanding a greater voice in central government decisions.
That political [...]

World War One: 100 Years Later

World War One: 100 Years Later

August 4, 2014 was the hundredth anniversary of Canada’s entry into World War One. Was this war a struggle for democracy or an inter-imperialist feud that got out of control? Was it the crucible in which Canadian nationhood was forged (a theory popular with Canadian Conservatives) or have Harper’s Tories decided to use the war [...]