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Refocusing Remembrance Day on mental health and healing | Nov 10 2014 | Michelle Muller | What does Remembrance Day actually mean today in this Canada? Should we focus less on celebrating Canadian militarism and more on the responsibility to one another?
LAV III monuments veiled celebration of Harper government policies | Nov 7 2014 | Tiffany MacLellan | So, this memorial project was built by a charity, so it has nothing to do with the Harper government's political agenda, right?
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t/flickr
From 2001 to today: The never-ending War on Terror | Oct 10 2014 | Monia Mazigh | The new war in Iraq isn't really a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods. It's the third part of an ongoing War on Terror, to recapture what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars.
Going to war in Iraq to defend a legacy of utter failure | Oct 6 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The war against the Islamic State may seem like a 'noble' exercise. It happens, however, as the result of a series of bad policies that started with the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t/flickr
ISIS: Their barbarism… and ours | Sep 24 2014 | Matthew Behrens | The barbarism that is ISIS has its roots in the barbarism that was Canadian and "coalition" war policy in the obliteration of Iraq in the 1991 "Gulf" war and subsequent sanctions.
Photo: flickr/tsaiproject
Canada Day in Harperland: Militarism, militarism, militarism | Jul 16 2014 | Celyn Dufay | Is Harper attempting to rewrite Canada's history by constantly focusing on militarism and lumping together all Canada's war efforts as good, noble and just?
Photo Illustration: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t; Adapted from: divds, zori
Bowe Bergdahl projects war in Afghanistan through a different lens | Jun 6 2014 | Amy Goodman | When Bowe Bergdahl was reported missing in Afghanistan on the morning of June 30, 2009, a crack formed in the U.S. narrative about the longest war in the nation's history.
Boys playing soccer in the road
Arts, education and empowering girls: The Children's Circus of Afghanistan | Jun 1 2014 | Holly Adams | On being part of an effort to provide girls in Afghanistan with education, arts education, and a public voice.
Image courtesy of Free Omar Khadr Now Campaign
Omar Khadr and the Charter of Rights | Apr 28 2014 | Kathleen Copps | Why is Omar Khadr still in jail? The Free Omar Khadr Now Campaign is calling for a renewed dedication from politicians and a parliamentary initiative in order to end this shameful chapter.
The military-takeout complex: An interview with Conflict Kitchen | Apr 18 2014 | Christina Turner | Conflict Kitchen is a Pittsburgh restaurant that only serves food from countries that the U.S. is in conflict with.
Photo: flickr/isafmedia
'Worth it?': Canada exits Afghanistan | Apr 4 2014 | Gregory Shupak | Mainstream coverage of Canada's exit from Afghanistan has ranged from unquestioning celebration of Canadian state work to asking if the war was worthwhile. So, was it worth it?
Women's Rights in Afghanistan | Mar 20 2014 | A guide to campaigning for Afghan women's rights

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No more war: Don't extend it, end it
In the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and “opposition leader” Michael Ignatieff want to extend the war in Afghanistan for the third time.

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