The point isn't to decide who started it. It's: can you interrupt the cycle, which has nothing essential to do with Islam or religion. It's basically tit for tat.
war on terror
Instead of making declarations of war, France needs to remember the Lafontaine fable about the ox and the frog, and re-examine its blind new alignment with American imperialism.
History teaches us some things sometimes, and one is that Western military intervention in Arab and Muslim lands has almost never achieved its declared goal.
French President Francois Hollande declared the horrific events that happened in Paris an "act of war." But does that mean there was no war before Paris was attacked?
Join in as we talk about Tonje's new important film "Drone," truth, Sun Tzu's "Art of War" and how it's been misunderstood, the greater good, freedom, choice and responsibility.
I mourn for Paris. I also mourn for hypocrisy. I mourn for the world.
Never Home is a new multimedia project just launched by No One Is Illegal in Vancouver. It documents nine years of discriminatory immigration policy by Stephen Harper's government.
A recent United Nations report documents the loss of human rights protections in Canada since Harper came to power in 2006. Lara Yeo says the report is a sobering read.
Stephen Harper wants to rebrand Canada as a nation steeped in warrior traditions. A new book tells the story of the many Canadians who opposed war and violence as far back as 1812.
How could objective "scientists" happily verify that waterboarding isn't torture? They aren't just social observers, they're social agents, with their own motives that deserve careful research.