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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?
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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.
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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.
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'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
Federal government says it has no 'social contract' to care for military veterans | Mar 19 2014 | Roger Annis | Government response to lawsuit over 2005 changes to compensation paid to injured veterans widens the gulf between the two sides.
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'Mother Canada' is the dystopian war monument we deserve | Mar 13 2014 | Michael Stewart | Stephen Harper has decided it's a good idea to build a 30-metre statue memorializing Canada's military history along the rugged coastline of Cape Breton. Perhaps it's nothing less than we deserve.
'The Dogs Are Eating Them Now' begs for our collective attention | Feb 27 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | Was Canada's military engagement in Afghanistan worth it? Graeme Smith's award-winning retrospective on his time as a foreign correspondent for the Globe and Mail finds more questions than answers.
Canadian soldiers fire artillery in Afghanistan
Canada's war in Afghanistan: Was it worth it? | Feb 19 2014 | Dennis Gruending | Canada will soon withdraw its last troops from Afghanistan. The debate is being renewed about the human and financial costs of the war. Was it worth it?
Democracy North: Feb 16: A Tribe Called Red—Canadian Doctors for Medicare on Budget—Resisting Afghanistan civilian deaths | Feb 18 2014 | Democracy North | A weekly independent Canadian & global news hour, featuring a grassroots view of the week’s top news & culture.

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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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