Yves Engler

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Apr 16, 2018
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Canada's acquiescence in Syria's war is wrong

Yves Engler
By launching airstrikes without UN approval, the U.S. has once again flagrantly violated international law, and Ottawa immediately supported the U.S. bombing.
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Apr 12, 2018
Downtown Toronto. Image: tsaiproject/Flickr

Trading cars for shelter is a win-win

Yves Engler
By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.
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Mar 21, 2018
Jagmeet Singh. Photo: United Steelworkers/flickr

Another take on Jagmeet Singh and political violence

Yves Engler
While the media makes much of the new NDP leader's ties or indifference to Sikh violence, they've ignored Singh's leadership of a party and community that has repeatedly backed Canadian aggression.
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Mar 6, 2018
CCF Caucus Meeting, 1942. M.J. Coldwell is the new leader after Woodsworth's death. Left to right, Tommy Douglas, George Castleden, Angus MacInnis, Coldwell, Clarie Gillis , Joe Noseworthy, Sandy Nicholoson, and Percy Wright. Image: Wikimedia Commons

The NDP's anti-Palestinian history

Yves Engler
The suppression of the Palestine Resolution should stir internationalist minded party members to finally confront the NDP's anti-Palestinian legacy.
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Feb 9, 2018
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh

NDP set to debate new resolution on Palestine

Yves Engler
At next week’s New Democratic Party convention in Ottawa, Palestinian rights are set to be a major flashpoint. Already a slew of media have published stories regarding the resolutions.
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Dec 29, 2017

Caracas versus Ottawa: Who to trust?

Yves Engler
Canada's recent record of foreign interference elsewhere belies Ottawa's claim that it wants to protect "democracy and human rights" in Venezuela.
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Nov 21, 2017
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McGill's real racism problem

Yves Engler
While accusations of student anti-Semitism at McGill draw international headlines, the university administration's open association with the Jewish National Fund has been ignored.

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