Pipeline Will Weaken the US
. Proof that the Tyee is one of the best sources
of progressive media in Canada.
refugee system is a dead end for terrorists. “The perception is an easy conduit for
extremists. The reality is surveillance or jail.” Essential reading for anyone
interested in Harper’s anti-immigrant “national security” agenda.
has a lesson for Canada on globalization. From Armine
Yalnizyan, a senior economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy
Alternatives, a cautionary tale of how economic security doesn’t
necessarily come from resource extraction and the “free market”.
IMF: Violating Women since 1945. Devastating criticism of Dominique
Strauss-Kahn and the institutional culture of rape and pillage in the IMF.
Founder Creating Private Army of ‘Christian Crusaders’ in the Persian Gulf:
“The United Arab Emirates has secretly
signed a $529 million contract with Erik Prince’s new company to put together
an 800-member battalion of foreign mercenaries.” Extremely scary stuff from the
excellent Alternet.org reporter, Jeremy Scahill.
and Racialization: the Homegrown Canard. A worrying report describing how
American counterterrorism efforts have singled out Muslim Americans by sending
paid, trained informants into mosques and Muslim communities, resulting in
plenty of convictions that have been proudly trumpeted as hallmarks of a
successful counterterrorism program.
The highly readable Globe and Mail
columnist Ivor Tossell lends his talents to fledgling Toronto Standard
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