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Archive - 2005

September 23rd

September 23, 2005 Accounts

US Military Establishes Base in Paraguay

usinparaguay_fp.jpg UpsideDownWorld's Ben Dangl investigates the how and why of the new US presence in Paraguay.

Preparations made to "spread democracy"

September 23, 2005 Accounts

Tending the Flower or Cutting the Stem?

un-belair_fp.jpg In his second update from Haiti, Justin Podur examines the state of the Canadian-sponsored elections there.

Canadian-sponsored democracy in Haiti

September 23, 2005 Accounts

Is This What 'Responsibility to Protect' Looks Like?

so_ann_handcuffs_fp.jpg In his first report from Haiti, Justin Podur takes a look at Canada's intervention on the ground.

Status, Elections and Canada in Haiti

September 7th

September 7, 2005 Accounts

State of Mine

canadian_mining_worldwide_f.jpg A map, in poster format, documenting global resistance to Canadian mining companies.

Canadian Mining and Global Resistance

September 6th

September 6, 2005 Opinion

Refugees and Citizens

houston2_fp.jpg Justin Podur asks what it means to be a refugee, and why the title is considered disparaging in the USA

September 5th

September 4th

September 5, 2005 Accounts

Chilling Gold Fever in Guatemala

marlin-mine_fp.jpg Cyril Mychalejko looks at ongoing resistance to Canada's Glamis Gold's open-pit gold mine in Guatemala

Indigenous resistance to Canada's Glamis gains momentum

September 2nd

September 3, 2005 Features

The Battle of New Orleans

nola1_fp.jpg In an extensive overview, Dru Oja Jay looks at the history of race and class iniquities that set the scene for the current tragedy.

Race, Class Disparity Set Stage for New Orleans Disaster

September 1st

September 1, 2005 Media Analysis

New Orleans is sinking, man, and I don't wanna talk about climate change

Hurricane_Katrina_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay looks at coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

Canadian media ignore scientific debate

August 29th

August 29, 2005 Features

Copper vs. Ecology in Junín

bridge_cloudforest_fp.jpg Stuart Schussler visits the Ecuadorian community of Junín, where Vancouver-based Ascendant Copper has met with strong local opposition.

Canadian Mining Company Preaches Development, Reaps Division in Ecuadorian Cloud Forest

August 27th

August 27, 2005 Literature & Ideas

September Books

sept05books.jpg Besner, Svec, Trafford and Fraser review new work by Leckie, Brossard, Sands-Brodoff and Lau

August 25th

August 25, 2005 Arts

The Rising of The Rising

rising2_fp.jpg Why aren't Canadian media paying any attention to international bollywood blockbuster The Rising? Rajiv Rawat explains.

Canadian film critics pass on Bollywood blockbuster's hard look at imperialism

August 17th

August 17, 2005 Français

Génocide rwandais : La presse française au ban des accusés

rwanda2_fp.jpg Jean-Paul Gouteux, spécialiste de la question rwandaise, nous rappelle la tendance néocolonialiste de la presse française en Afrique.

Entretien avec Jean-Paul Gouteux

August 16th

August 16, 2005 Original Peoples

Insurgency In Occupied Alberta

bigbear_fp.jpg In the first installment of his "a voice from the coffin" series, Stewart Steinhauer looks at Canada's "little matter of genocide".

A Voice From The Coffin

August 6th

August 6, 2005 Labour

After the Collapse

argen_canton_fp.jpg After the Argentinian economy collapsed, people began to work together, laying the groundwork for a new kind of democracy, says Sean Cain.

A review of Argentina: Hope in Hard Times

July 28th

July 28, 2005 Features

Violence, Poverty Underscore Story of Iraqi Refugees in Jordan

amman_elmer_young-men_fp.jpg In Jordan, Jon Elmer describes the plight of thousands of Iraqi refugees.

July 20th

July 20, 2005 Français

Tsux'iit : mieux comprendre la spiritualité autochtone

MMcanoe_fp.jpg Bien que les peuples autochtones aient été forcés à se familiariser avec la chrétienté, la connaissance contemporaine des colons envers les diverses religions indigènes demeura vague.

July 19th

July 19, 2005 Features

On Iraq-Jordan Border, Various Roles Play Out in Desert

iraq_elmer_border-lineup_fp.jpg Jon Elmer speaks to truckers, soldiers, shopkeepers and migrant workers at the edge of the occupation of Iraq.

July 7th

July 7, 2005 Environment

Supportive, Not Insular

JJones_fp.jpg Leah Schnurr visits a community of senior citizens who are aiming for a sustainable life for their own generation and beyond.

Senior Community on Ward's Island Aims for Sustainable Long Life

June 21st

June 21, 2005 Original Peoples

The Blockade Between Hope and Destruction

grassyflag_fp.jpg Macdonald Stainsby discusses the history of the blockades and the struggle for self-determination at Grassy Narrows.

Grassy Narrows, Abitibi Consolidated and the Canadian Governments

June 15th

June 15, 2005 Arts

What's in a Name?

fiveosamas_fp.jpg In this interview, director Mahmoud Kaabour talks about how 9/11 affected tolerance, the making of "Being Osama", and why he left Canada.

An interview with "Being Osama" director Mahmoud Kaabour

June 14th

June 14, 2005 Literature & Ideas

June Books

raderbook_fp.jpg Besner, Trafford and Peters review new work by Jan Zwicky, Michael Kenyon, Yvette Nolan and Matt Rader.

June 10th

June 10, 2005 Accounts

Bolivia on a Tightrope

bolivia1_fp.jpg Benjamin Dangl explains the ongoing struggle for control of Bolivia's natural resources and the current uprising.

The struggle for control of resources and the current crisis

June 8th

June 8, 2005 Arts

Things Left Behind

found_cover_fp.jpg Jennifer Chrumka peeks at random artifacts from the personal lives of anonymous strangers in Found Magazine.

June 6th

June 6, 2005 Health

Psychiatry and Human Rights

psydrugs_fp.jpg The Bush Administration has plans to screen all Americans for mental illness. Pierre Loiselle finds critics asking questions about the role of the pharmacos.

Bush's Drug Plan for America

June 2nd

June 3, 2005 Sports

Appreciating Steve Nash, basketball's anti-war MVP

nash_fp.jpg Derrick O'Keefe looks at the career of the Victoria-raised NBA MVP, and his achievements as an off-court human being.

June 2, 2005 Accounts

Danger and Spectacular Opportunity

fascismsucksncmr_fp.jpg Over 2,500 media reformers and revolutionaries gathered in St. Louis to discuss ways to discuss strategy and alternatives. Steve Anderson reports.

The National Conference for Media Reform hosts a growing movement against corporate media in St. Louis

June 1st

June 1, 2005 Environment

Coal Front Comes to the Maritimes

tabaco_fp.jpg Representatives of the Colombian Mineworkers' Union have a message for Maritimers, writes Stuart Neatby: stop buying blood coal.

Are assassinations lighting Atlantic Canadian homes?

May 31st

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