Category: Opinions and Debates

Say No To Islamophobia

Canadian Peace Alliance, September 7, 2011 With the 10th year anniversary of September 11 only days away, Stephen Harper is using the occasion to whip up more hatred against Muslims. While Harper claims that so-called “Islamicism” is the biggest security…

Anti-terror law not needed

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is right when he says terrorism, and particularly Islamist terrorism, is still a threat. But he has not made a case for expanding police powers as a response to that threat. Harper says the government wants…

Libya and the world we live in

By William Blum, September 1, 2011 “Why are you attacking us? Why are you killing our children? Why are you destroying our infrastructure?” – Television address by Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi, April 30, 2011 A few hours later NATO hit…

9/11: Ten Years Later

9/11 After A Decade: Have We Learned Anything? By Paul Craig Roberts, Global Research, Aug. 24, 2011 In a few days it will be the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001. How well has the US government’s official account of…

Stand on guard for creeping militarism

By Michael Fellman, The Tyee, July 28, 2011 On April 15, Jason Kenny fully scripted a commanding role for military to play during citizenship ceremonies. The veteran, preferably from the Afghanistan War, to be introduced at the start of the…

Afghanistan: Canada’s war continues

By the Canadian Peace Alliance If you had to rely on mainstream media reports or the latest government press release, you would think that Canada had completely left Afghanistan. Most discussions about Canada’s mission focus exclusively on whether the combat…

Somalia: the real causes of famine

Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, July 21, 2011 For the last twenty years, Somalia has been entangled in a “civil war” amidst the destruction of both its rural and urban economies. The country is now facing widespread famine. According to reports,…