With intense focus on the presidential election, the electoral successes of progressive congressional candidates has been overlooked.
Green New Deal
Boeing says buying its fighter jets would create employment in Canada, but even a cursory analysis shows a Green New Deal would create more jobs.
If the NDP could push Justin Trudeau to embrace a Canadian Green New Deal, it could be an inspiring counterpoint to calls for austerity from Bay Street and Conservatives.
Global spending on arms could decline due a drop in the price of oil, pandemic related debt and the imperative of a Green New Deal. How does Canada's plan to buy fighter jets by 2022 fit into this?
With grim economic prospects forecast as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, campaigns have launched to rebuild the economy differently.
The World Health Organization says that climate change increases the risk of contagious diseases, yet this pandemic is seeing increased state subsidies for oil and gas.
If we do a good job educating, organizing and mobilizing around a more hopeful and democratic agenda, then ambitious alternatives can become politically inevitable.
In a shocking decision, the organizers of CANSEC say they still intend to convene a trade show in Ottawa that could bring together 12,000 people from 55 countries.
Environmentalists want net-zero emissions to be more than another Liberal talking point.
The CANSEC arms fair in Ottawa will be a key moment to mobilize against the Trudeau government's planned multi-billion dollar purchase of fighter jets.