May 16 2002 | by Martin Jacques | The Wild West and beyond. Martin Jacques' May 9 words warn that the rise of racism and threat of irrational barbarism across Europe is no transient phenomenon, but the harbinger of a new politics - i
May 16 2002 | by Ian Black | Swing more to the right, more, more âe¦ With new leader, Jan Peter Balkenende, at the helm - following in the odious anti-immigration footsteps of the assassinated Pim Fortuyn - the Dutch
May 15 2002 | by Colin Perkel | Spontaneous combustion. Spreading across the province through e-mail, Internet chat rooms and word of mouth - to protest the Ontario's government's new curriculum and treatment towards their educatio
May 14 2002 | by Sonali Kolhatkar | Leave your pity at the door. This Afghan woman finds Western feminists, like Helen Caldicott and the Feminist Majority, to be more interested in portraying Afghan women as mute creatures, covered fro
May 13 2002 | by BBC News Staff | Give the people what they want. In the largest demonstration by Israelis since the intifada began in September 2000, hundreds of thousands demanded the Israeli government's immediate withdrawal of th
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May 13 2002 | by Krystalline Kraus | These are the days that many Palestinians and Jews prayed would never come. With gunfire still ringing out on the streets of several West Bank cities, global pressure mounts for an end to violence on
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May 11 2002 | by Mike Kaulbars | Careful examination of photo reveals irrefutable proof, and raises disturbing questions about source of mystery Barney.
May 10 2002 | by Akiva Eldar | Down to brass tacks. In 2000, at the height of negotiations between then Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Barak's government and the Palestinians, over a final settlement, economics professor Haim Ben-Sh
May 9 2002 | by Penney Kome | What, not good enough for you? For Calgary's upcoming by-election, a debate between New Democrat Member of Parliament candidate, Bill Phipps, and new Alliance Party leader, Stephen Harper, would cert
May 9 2002 | by Jeremy Brecher and Tim Costello | Lilliputians Stand Tall. Since the Battle of Seattle two years ago, activists and grassroots groups around the world are forging a new internationalism that is less about anti-globalization, and more
May 9 2002 | by Guardian Staff | More fuel, more fire. Described as state-condoned reprisal killings, the latest violence between Muslim and Hindus in Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India, adds to the nine-hundred - mostly Muslims - killed sin
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May 8 2002 | by Darren Wershler-Henry | The looming demise of Jack Stoddart's book distribution network is a sword hanging over many of Canada's small presses. If we ignore their plight, we'll deserve what we'll get: literary monoculture f
May 8 2002 | by John Hooper | Rightwing Fashion Show. With a paradoxical blend of liberal lifestyle and reactionary racism, anti-immigrant Dutch politician, Pim Fortuyn represented an odious and drastic departure from the Netherl
May 8 2002 | by BBC News Staff | Cycle of revenge and hate rages on. In response to Tuesday's suicide bombing in Rishon Letzion, Israel, a political solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seems impossible, as Israeli Prime Min
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May 7 2002 | by Justin Podur and Manuel Rozental | On April 8, another member of the Organizaci
May 7 2002 | by Arundhati Roy | Fascism's firm footprint has appeared in India. And the parallels between contemporary India and pre-war Germany are chilling, only there is no Hitler - instead, the hydra-headed, many-armed symphoni
May 7 2002 | by Ian Black and Andrew Osborn | Holland's first political murder in modern history. On the heels of his extremist zero immigration campaign, the prominent rightwing Dutch politician, Pim Fortuyn, was assassinated last night - just
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May 6 2002 | by Byron Christopher | Meagan left Saskatchewan to join the front line of Sudan's bloody civil war. Her weapon was information. And her enemy was one of Canada's prominent corporate citizens: Talisman Energy.
May 6 2002 | by Pierre Tran | A public face on hushed realities. For many French nationals, including French Arabs, Africans and other minorities, the recent public support for right wing National Front leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen
May 6 2002 | by Guardian Staff | Ding. Round Two. After a whopping victory over France's extreme-right National Front leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Liberal Democracy party member, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, will lead the country up to its m
May 6 2002 | by CBC News Staff | Fighting the good fight. Over the weekend, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) workers agreed to a tentative contract with the Ontario government, and return to work, optimistic in the fut
May 3 2002 | by Jim Wilkes | Good timing Ernie. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union's (OPSEU) tentative settlement with the Ontario government is both a victory for OPSEU workers and Tory Premier Ernie Eves - whose willi
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May 2 2002 | by Judy Rebick | It's not rocket science. And it doesn't take a genius to figure out that the scheme to privatize Canada's healthcare system will actually make costs greater, and the services worse than ever.
May 1 2002 | by Carol Harrington | G-8 slumber party. An activists' agreement to rent land for a massive campsite near this summer's G-8 summit in Kananaskis, Alberta, is on the rocks. In fact, the landlords are considering making it
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May 1 2002 | by Judy Rebick | Riven by inter-ethnic conflict and new waves of neo-liberalism, the former Yugoslavia is also home to germinal leftist movements and thinkers, offering fresh ideas on the past and for the future. I r
May 1 2002 | by Susan Loone | May Day Madness. On this worldwide official day of solidarity for workers, peaceful celebrations turn grim in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Malaysia, when hundreds of workers and supporters on a peace wa
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May 1 2002 | by Jerry West | As we celebrate May Day - the international working class holiday commemorating the Haymarket Riot victims - the blood red flag that became the symbol of the worker's struggles for rights, needs to b
May 1 2002 | by Guardian Staff | The people say feh! to your extreme nationalistic policies. Today, in the biggest protest in France since the 1968 student demonstrations, over a million people demonstrated against the far right (mo
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Apr 30 2002 | by Varnya Bromilow | Coalition troops in Afghanistan are killed more often by their own side's flubs than by enemy attack. The proportion of military deaths blamed on "friendly fire" has increased steadily since the Seco
Apr 29 2002 | by Reuters | Not in my name. Never. Not all Jews support Israel's government policy and treatment of Palestinians. In fact, many Jews outside of Israel are campaigning for boycotts and sanctions against the state