Tag: imperialism

Selling war and exploitation in Canada

Yves Engler in Winnipeg, Nov. 2, 2016 Photo: Paul S. Graham
Winnipeg, Nov. 2, 2016: Author/activist Yves Engler was at the University of Winnipeg to promote his most recent book, “A Propaganda System: How Canada’s government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation.” Yv`es has published eight other books: Canada in Africa — 300 Years […]

Book Launch: Yves Engler’s “A propaganda system”

[ November 2, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Location: The Hive, University of Winnipeg

Admission: Free. We will pass the hat for donations to help offset Yves’ travel costs.

Please join us for the Winnipeg part of Yves Engler’s cross Canada book tour to introduce “A Propaganda System: How Canada’s Government, Corporations, Media and Academia Sell War and Exploitation.” The book traces the long history […]

New website focuses on Ukraine and the new Cold War

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 […]

The War in Eastern Ukraine and the New Cold War

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

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 […]

The Crisis in the Ukraine and Canada’s dangerous role

March 4, 2014: Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird with Ukraine’s ambassador to Canada, Vadym Prystaiko, Photo: iPolitics
by Glenn Michalchuk, Chair, Peace Alliance Winnipeg
There is a need at this time to go into the facts about the crisis in the Ukraine. The simple arguments of Baird and Harper about “democracy”, “sovereignty”, “independence” are a prescription for […]

Iraq 10 years after: Carl Ridd’s Prophetic Warning

Editor’s Note: The United States invaded Iraq on March 19, 2003, insisting that the Iraqi government possessed “weapons of mass destruction” that posed an imminent threat to world security. These claims were later shown to be bogus, but the damage was done: a shattered country in which millions became refugees and as many as 1.4 […]

Iraq 10 years after: What’s Past is Prologue

Feb. 15, 2003: Thousands of Winnipeggers joined millions worldwide in opposing the US-led invasion of Iraq. Photo: Glenn Michalchuk
by Glenn Michalchuk
February 15, 2003 marks the tenth anniversary of the largest protest in human history. As the war clouds gathered over Iraq, millions responded globally to a call for demonstrations against the impending war. The average […]

The invasion of Africa

The real invasion of Africa is not news and a licence to lie is Hollywood’s gift
By John Pilger
A full-scale invasion of Africa is under way. The United States is deploying troops in 35 African countries, beginning with Libya, Sudan, Algeria and Niger. Reported by Associated Press on Christmas Day, this was missing from most Anglo-American […]

Imperialist powers escalate war in Mali

By Ernst Wolff, Global Research
Amid continuing offensives by French troops in Mali, the imperialist powers are making clear that the assault on Mali is part of a lasting, neo-colonial escalation of military intervention throughout Western Africa and beyond.
“This is a global threat and it will require a global response… that is about years, even decades, […]