Yves Engler

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May 22, 2018
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Canada's role in Brazilian rights violations

Yves Engler
While they've made dozens of statements criticizing Venezuela, the Trudeau government seems to have remained silent on Rousseff’s ouster, Lula's imprisonment and persecution of the Brazilian left.
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May 8, 2018
Justine Trudeau. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Trudeau promotes Five Eyes spying as CSE gets more money

Yves Engler
The Five Eyes arrangement has made Canada complicit in belligerent U.S. foreign policy. It's time for a debate about Canadian participation in the "Anglosphere's" intelligence-sharing agreement.
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Apr 16, 2018
Photo: Wikipedia

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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