Three days after Hosni Mubarak resigned as the long-standing dictator in Egypt, people in the small Gulf state of Bahrain took to the streets, marching to their version of Tahrir Square.
In taking part in the NATO attack on Libya, the prime minister is on his way to justifying the cost of his purchase of the F-35 fighter jets, and the media already helps with justification propaganda.
Popular uprisings in the Middle East were a surprise only because the situations had been not been reported, analyzed and discussed from the perspective of democratic practice and social justice.
The 'transition advisor' for B.C. premier-designate Christy Clark is on the board of Montreal engineering firm SNC-Lavalin, which is involved in millions of dollars in projects for Gaddafi's regime.
Anyone who trusts the "West" to do anything good with its military is suffering from a special kind of delusion and the efforts by NATO and a few Arab states is no different.
Mar 19, 2011
Yonge & Dundas Square
10 Dundas Street EastToronto
Canada43° 39' 23.3784" N, 79° 22' 50.8728" W
Join us at Dundas Square to stand in solidatrity with the Arab world.
It is not the Gadhafi regime that worries Harper and his allies, but a revolutionary people’s movement.
NATO must not intervene. It is not the Gaddafi regime that worries Stephen Harper and his allies, but a revolutionary people’s movement aiming to overthrow the dictatorship.