Lester Pearson

Blog
Nov 29, 2012

Foreign aid and natural resources: Allies or enemies?

Christopher Majka
Foreign aid could be a vehicle for Canada to establish its progressive bona fides. Instead what it establishes is our miserly commitment to poverty alleviation and the development of good governance.
Podcast
May 3, 2012
Redeye

Lester Pearson's Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

Redeye
A new book by activist Yves Engler says that far from being a peacekeeper, former prime minister Lester Pearson was a dedicated cold warrior and an ardent supporter of NATO.
Podcast
Mar 8, 2012

Lester Pearson's Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

Progressive Voices
Pearson was an ardent Cold Warrior who backed colonialism and apartheid in Africa, coups in Guatemala, Iran, and Brazil, and was an important contributor to the American war against Vietnam.
Book Review
Feb 23, 2012
Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

The truth about Lester Pearson's peacekeeping

Paul Weinberg
In his new book, Yves Engler sets to demolish the near saintly status of Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson in the public sphere, Canadian foreign policy circles and even on the social democratic left.
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