NDP Middle East policy, tar sands and free trade, and Canadian mining giants

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Alert! Radio #170 –


Yves Engler shows how the NDP's Middle East policy is unbalanced in relation to Israel and the rights of Palestinians. In Brussels at the latest round of the Canada-EU free-trade negotiations, Council of Canadians trade campaigner Stewart Trew talks about how European opposition to the tar sands and GM grain imports could scuttle a deal. J.P. Laplante explains why the Harper government so vehemently opposes requiring Canadian mining companies to follow Canadian human rights and environmental laws in their operations in the global south. Christine Leclerc describes the unique Enbridge pipeline poetry project.

 

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  2. Kate & Anna, "My Mother is the Ocean Sea", Jerking at the CBC
  3. Stan Rogers, "The Jeannie C", Turnaround

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