Blog
Krystalline Kraus | The Canadian Veterans Advocacy (CVA) will be organizing a Vigil for Veterans on Parliament Hill to coincide with the first reading of the budget, where veterans face potentially devastating cuts..
Podcast
Riaz Sayani-Mulji and Ryan Sparrow | We speak with musician, freelance journalist and political activist Tyler Shipley on the militarization of the NHL and other sports leagues in North America.
Blog
Gerry Caplan | The United States might be drowning in debt but it's spending enough on its military-security complex to fix the crisis and save us all from economic Armageddon. There are priorities, after all.
Podcast
Redeye
Lorraine Chisholm | Canada will spend $22 billion on its military forces in the current fiscal year. That represents a very rapid growth in expenditures over the past 20 years.
News
Former Bosnian war peacekeeper Pascal Lacoste suffers from painful symptoms his doctors say is heavy metal poisoning from 14 metals, including depleted uranium. He says the government ignores him.
Ruby Pratka | Former Bosnian war peacekeeper Pascal Lacoste suffers from painful symptoms his doctors say is heavy metal poisoning from 14 metals, including depleted uranium. He says the government ignores him.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Stephen Harper is an imperial chore boy for all seasons. His foreign policy is a rehash and mishmash of U.K. and U.S. imperial elements -- even his reframing of the War of 1812.
News
Justin Ling | Despite so much information in Richard Colvin's reports being redacted and suppressed, what is available makes ugly reading. Canadians deserve to know the truth.
News
Matthew Behrens | NDP supporters will be surprised to find their party supports a $23 billion war budget. Slightly more than $63 million a day is spent, the daily equivalent of 420 affordable housing units.
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Kimball Cariou | The price of the Conservatives' 20-year military budget, the Canada First Defence Strategy, would likely be in the $415-440 billion range, or about $13,000 per Canadian. It should be a campaign issue.
News
Steve Staples and ceasefire.ca | Sign a petition by ceasefire.ca to say 'No' to the federal government's purchase of F-35 stealth fighters. If you need any reasons, check out this story...
News
David McKee | The state has interests in the Afghanistan war that surpass (and diminish) the electoral concerns of any individual party or government. Examining this is key to strengthening the anti-war effort.
News
An American Chinook helicopter crewman looks out over the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2008, where the heaviest fighting occurred at that time. NATO forces have little presence in areas between major bases. Photo: Graham Lavery
Graham Lavery in Kandahar | I sensed little in terms of a common goal, a unity of effort, or even recognition of the context within which vested interests work and the effects that are bound to change Afghan culture forever.