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May 12, 2008

Bill C-50 is a serious threat to immigrant rights

Nathan Crompton
Harper's Conservatives are in the midst of an attempt to change Canadian immigration policy. Significant amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act are being added to a budget motion, B
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May 12, 2008

Lebanon: Beirut in crisis

Stefan Christoff
Lebanon is currently facing a major political crisis, as armed battles have erupted in multiple districts in Beirut between pro-government forces and the political opposition backed by Hezbollah.
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May 7, 2008

Chronicle of a NATO massacre untold: Part II

Dave Markland
While it has sparked a media frenzy in Poland, the issue of civilian deaths in the Afghan village of Nangar Khel has been almost completely ignored outside the country. This includes the U.S. media,
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May 6, 2008

Missing the point on The Wire and the Toronto 18

Justin Podur
Christie Blatchford's recent column in the <em>Globe and Mail</em> compares the Toronto 18 to the gangsters in the television show <em>The Wire</em>. Blatchford shows a spectacular ability to miss th
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May 6, 2008

The meaning of Hillary's hawkish talk

Jillian Skeet
Hillary Clinton's recent tough talk, stating that the U.S. could "obliterate Iran" if it were to attack Israel, gives us a glimpse of the kind of foreign policy we could expect if she was to become t
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May 5, 2008

Standing up to the corporate media bully

Alex Samur
Last year, peace activist Mordecai Briemberg was served with a lawsuit by CanWest. The charge? Producing a fake edition of CanWest's <em>Vancouver Sun</em>, and infringing upon the company's trade-m
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May 5, 2008

Nangar Khel: Chronicle of a NATO massacre untold

Dave Markland
A 2007 incident in the Afghan village of Nangar Khel is the type of story that has not received big media play here in Canada. In fact, the massacre has been basically ignored by the major English la
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May 2, 2008

Canada's Tibet(s)

Martin Lukacs
Human rights seem negligible when the spoils &#226;e" oil, natural gas, and mineral deposits in Tibet, and a lucrative forestry industry and hydroelectric power on Algonquin land &#226;e" are so prec
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May 1, 2008

The right to strike is key to economic justice

Mai Nguyen
International Workers' Day celebrates the ability of workers all over the world to proclaim their ideals and announce their successes. Throughout history, the successes of workers have been built on
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Apr 30, 2008

Caravan against torture heading to Ottawa

Stop Canadian Involvement in Torture
Most Canadians do not normally associate the words "Canada" and "torture" in the same breath, yet living reminders of the increasingly disturbing connections will be travelling with three dozen suppo

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