Paul Weinberg

Book Review
Feb 23, 2012
Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

The truth about Lester Pearson's peacekeeping

Paul Weinberg
In his new book, Yves Engler sets to demolish the near saintly status of Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson in the public sphere, Canadian foreign policy circles and even on the social democratic left.
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Nov 30, 2010
Haneen Zoabi MK. Photo: Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Haneen Zoabi in conversation

Paul Weinberg
While on a visit to Canada, the Arab-Israeli member of the Knesset describes the conditions experienced by her people in and outside Israel and the pressures she faces.
News
Nov 30, 2010
Haneen Zoabi MK. Photo: Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Haneen Zoabi in conversation

Paul Weinberg
While on a visit to Canada, the Arab-Israeli member of the Knesset describes the conditions experienced by her people in and outside Israel and the pressures she faces.
News
Feb 22, 2010
Reel Injun explores the history of how Native Americans have been portrayed on film, from silent screen to Atanarjuat.

Reel Injun is real interesting

Paul Weinberg
Documentary explores the history of how Native Americans have been portrayed on film, from silent screen to Atanarjuat.
News
Nov 25, 2009

Poor...but not broken

Paul Weinberg
Bert Deveaux's new documentary, Poor No More, takes audiences on a tour through Canada's new rust belt. Here, poverty and job losses are reaching proportions not seen since the Great Depression.
News
Jan 14, 2005

Canada will monitor Iraqi elections

Paul Weinberg
Although Canada conspicuously stayed out of the war in Iraq two years ago, Ottawa's decision to help monitor the controversial January 30 elections in the violence-torn country has some critics wonde
News
Oct 19, 2004

Global agreements threaten media, privacy

Paul Weinberg
The growing use of international treaties to bypass the will of national parliaments — including in Canada — by bodies waging the so-called “war on terrorism,” increasingly threa
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Sep 16, 2004

Muslim leaders 'scared of the rights of women'

Paul Weinberg
Muslim women who fled the strict Islamic laws in their home countries to live in a more liberal environment in Canada may now face a similar regime in Ontario, where a Muslim civilcourt — a Shar
News
Aug 13, 2004

Fired scientists spoke out on drug approvals

Paul Weinberg
The recent decision to fire three Health Canada veterinaryscientists working in the government office that tests new drugs used on animals raised for food was made at the highest levels of the Canadi
News
Jul 16, 2004

Orwell's Big Brother comes to Canada

Paul Weinberg
In the novel <i>1984</i> George Orwell depicts a world where powerful and secretive authorities &#151; &#147;Big Brother&#148; &#151; scrutinize the intimate details of citizens' personal lives. That
News
Nov 3, 2003

Dodgy rumours

Paul Weinberg
The speculation that incoming prime minister Paul Martin might appoint current Bank of Canada governor David Dodge to head the Privy Council Office (PCO) &#151; an advisory body for the prime ministe
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Jul 11, 2003

Jumping through hoops for EI training

Paul Weinberg
In Ontario, EI recipients are obliged to go through what the staff at the Labour Education Centre describe as a humiliating means test. One worker, for example, had to submit 14 pieces of documentat

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