Jul 10, 2009

Fundraising for the hungry - report from the G8

Kelly Crichton
The buzz at the G8 all week was that the leaders of the rich world would ante up $15 billion in food aid and development money. Then a few hours before the final wrap, we heard it was $20 billion.
Jul 10, 2009

Welcome home, Mr. Abdelrazik

The plight of Abousfian Abdelrazik has often been called Kafkaesque. But since his return to Canada, there's been a reverse process, anti-Kafkaesque, by which he transformed back to human.
Jul 4, 2009

Villagers take up arms against U.S. forces

Dave Markland
The CBC featured the new offensive in Helmand in tones that convey a smooth victory for the occupiers, while a New York Times piece blows away military spin on the war.
Book Review
Jul 2, 2009

The cost of this war

Steven Staples and David MacDonald
"How much is this war costing Canadians?" ask Steven Staples and David MacDonald in a chapter from a new anthology dedicated to examining the toll of war in Afghanistan.
Jul 1, 2009

Canadian troops at work

Dave Markland
A Canadian Press reporter is along for the ride when Canadians invade a village.
Jun 30, 2009

Science without politics

The grandfather of American climate change research got himself arrested June 23 in West Virginia. James Hansen wants to see an immediate moratorium on building new coals mines.
Jun 23, 2009

Quebec celebrates

Quebec celebrates its national holiday on June 24, and the French language is the hero of the party. The origins of La Saint-Jean as a national event go back 175 years.


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