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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Peace Alliance Winnipeg
This Sunday marks the beginning of Let Them Stay Week, a national campaign dedicated to securing the safety of American war resisters who have sought refuge in Canada. As the War Resisters Support Campaign notes in a recent post, “In the last four months of 2014, an alarming number of U.S. Iraq [...]
By Roger Annis
Following several months of preparatory work, a new website providing information and analysis of the war and political crisis in Ukraine is now online. The website is titled The New Cold War: Ukraine and beyond . You can read it, subscribe to it and like it on Facebook at this weblink .
The New [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]