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Jul 15, 2017

Niki Ashton speaking truth to power on Palestine

Yves Engler
Israel lobby groups' response (or lack thereof) to NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton’s recent support of Palestinian rights suggests they believe previous criticisms backfired.
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Jun 29, 2017
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William Grant Stairs of Halifax helped conquer the Congo

Yves Engler
Canada's 150th anniversary offers a unique opportunity to shed light on some darker corners of Canadian history. One of the dustier chapters is our contribution to one of the most barbarous regimes
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Jun 8, 2017
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The left needs to oppose Trudeau's military spending

Yves Engler
This week Liberal Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced a 70 per cent increase in military spending over the next decade. Progressives need to oppose this direction in defence policy.
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May 27, 2017
Image: Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO​

Prime Minister Trudeau misleads on Zionism

Yves Engler
No matter what Trudeau says, Zionism and anti-Jewish prejudice have little to do with each other. Historically, many anti-Jewish Canadian politicians backed Zionism
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Apr 25, 2017
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Canadian missionaries in Africa and the NGO model

Yves Engler
Canadian missionaries aggressively supported colonial officials. 2,500 Canadian missionaries were proselytizing in Africa and Canadian churches raised large sums to support mission stations

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