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Apr 25, 2017
Image: Flickr/greg westfall

Canadian missionaries in Africa and the NGO model

Yves Engler
Canadian missionaries aggressively supported colonial officials. 2,500 Canadian missionaries were proselytizing in Africa and Canadian churches raised large sums to support mission stations
Blog
Apr 18, 2017
Contingent of Nepalese Peacekeepers Arrives in Juba from Haiti, 2014

UN occupation of Haiti ends but abuses remain

Yves Engler
UN abuses in Haiti aren't an unfortunate outgrowth of a well-meaning peacekeeping effort. Rather, MINUSTAH was established to consolidate the U.S., France and Canada's anti-democratic policies.
Columnists
Apr 11, 2017
Photo: IS1 Kenneth Moll, USS Cape St. George via Matt Morgan/flickr

It's bombs away for the U.S., again

As a rule, not long after taking office, U.S. presidents authorize overseas bombing. Donald Trump has just attacked Syria and his "global leadership" has met with approval from NATO states.
Podcast
Mar 11, 2017
Lacquerware factory works in Bagan, Myanmar

Workers organizing in Myanmar

Asia Pacific Currents
Update on Park Geun-hye's impeachment in South Korea, the sentencing of Maruti Suzuki workers, and the situation for workers in Myanmar.

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