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Jun 6, 2008

Failing Haiti: An interview with Peter Hallward

Paul Boin
Peter Hallward is the author of a new book, <em>Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment</em>, which details recent Haitian history including the 2004 coup backed by the Uni
Jun 4, 2008

Historic vote in Parliament for war resisters

Krystalline Kraus
Canadian MPs &#226;e" the majority opposition representing the majority of Canadians &#226;e" stood in support of Iraq war resisters when they voted to pass an asylum motion yesterday in Parliament.
Jun 2, 2008

Insite: Pioneers in harm reduction

Am Johal
Liz Evans is the Executive Director of PHS Community Services Society which operates Insite, Canada's first supervised injection site, in partnership with the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.
Jun 2, 2008

On trial in Burlington for taking on war supplier

Matthew Behrens
On Tuesday, June 3, 10 non-violent resisters head back to court for a continuation of a trial that sprang from a November 2006 non-violent direct action at the Burlington site of Canada's self-procl
May 30, 2008

A rare victory: Court releases Lovelace and KI Six

Judy Rebick
On Thursday there was a rare victory in the battle for Aboriginal rights in this country. Bob Lovelace and the KI Six were released from prison after serving three and two months respectively of six
May 26, 2008

Bruce 'U. Utah' Phillips, 1935 - 2008

Bob Bossin
"The Golden Voice of the Great Southwest" sings no more. Bruce "U. Utah" Phillips who, tongue firmly in cheek, billed himself that way, died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Nevada City, CA, Ma
May 26, 2008

Stepping up the struggle for Indigenous rights

Judy Rebick and Judy Finlay
Today, Indigenous people will gather from across Ontario, including the remote North, on the lawns of Queen's Park to insist that governments and industry recognize their right to say no to mining an
May 22, 2008

What is Hillary fighting for?

Pam Kapoor
By the only measure that officially counts, Obama has secured the nomination. So why is Hillary Clinton still running?
May 19, 2008

Canada must reject cluster bomb

Raja G. Khouri
With over 100 countries preparing to negotiate the final terms and language of a treaty against cluster bombs, beginning this week in Dublin, Ireland, Canada has an opportunity to put itself back on


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