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Archive - 2006

October 24th

October 24, 2006 Foreign Policy

Minerals, Gas and Spin-offs

Bolivia_fp.jpgDawn Paley investigates how CIDA's 'development work' is influencing resource extraction in Bolivia.

CIDA's resource regulation projects in Bolivia

October 23rd

October 23, 2006 Foreign Policy

Canada's Quiet Free Trade Agreement

Guatemala-Grafitti_fp.jpgCyril Mychalejko investigates the CA4TA, a free trade agreement few Canadians have heard of.

Few people have heard of CA4TA

October 21st

October 21, 2006 Opinion

An Indian Act

sxncopterflag_fp.jpgStewart Steinhauer's response to a genocide attempt in Canada.

A response to an attempt of genocide

October 20th

October 20, 2006 Foreign Policy

Recognition and little else

Hugo_fp.jpgCritics say Canada has tacitly or openly supported the US campaign to replace the government of Venezuela. Yves Engler asks why.

Canada's Anti-Venezuela Diplomacy

October 19th

October 19, 2006 Foreign Policy

"Dust in the Eyes of the World"

girlafghanistan_fp.jpgProminent feminists debate the logic of a "humanitarian" war in Aghanistan. Anna Carastathis investigates.

Feminists debate logic of "humanitarian" war

October 18th

October 18, 2006 Accounts

Canadian Member

canadasuit_fp.jpgChris Arsenault drops by the exclusive Canada Club in Bogata, Colombia, and considers the cost of Canada's elite.

Membership is limited at the Canada Club in Bogata, Colombia

October 17th

October 17, 2006 Foreign Policy

Lebanon Solidarité

jemesouviens_fp.jpgDave Johnson investigates the strong --and growing-- Quebéc-Lebanon solidarity movement.

The Québec-Lebanon solidarity movement is strong and growing

October 15th

October 15, 2006 Opinion

Israel, Lebanon and your own backyard

barefeet_fp.jpg Looking to address global injustice? Stewart Steinhauer suggests looking under your own two feet.

Canada and Israel are the same type of state: a nation state founded on colonialism

October 12th

October 12, 2006 Original Peoples

Like Weeds in a Garden

Residential-Schools_fp.jpgPierre Loiselle asks why the Canadian government omitted over half of the Genocide Convention before making it law.

Genocide, International Law & Canada's "Indian Problem"

October 11th

October 10th

October 10, 2006 Accounts

New Brunswick's New Business

NBWeapons_fp.jpgChris Arsenault spends an afternoon at an arms convention with some nice folks.

An afternoon at an arms convention with some nice folks

October 6th

October 6, 2006 Foreign Policy

Post-Colonial?

mailbox2_fp.jpgMichael Skinner discovers that the impact of privatization in Guatemala has Canada Post's stamp of approval.

Canada Post and the privatization of Guatemala

October 4th

September 29th

September 29, 2006 Original Peoples

UN-Justice in Canada

swear2large_fp.jpgKim Petersen investigates Canada's opposition to the United Nations Draft Declaration of Indigenous Rights.

Canada has opposed the United Nations Draft Declaration of Indigenous Rights

September 28th

September 28, 2006 Literature & Ideas

Inhabiting the Historical Houdini

price-anatomykeys_fp.jpgLindsa Besner reads Steven Price's new book of poems, Anatomy of Keys.

September 26th

September 25th

September 25, 2006 Foreign Policy

Mine Your Own Business

PascuaLamamine_fp.jpgFew Canadians are aware that a series of government roundtables is currently examining Canadian mining companies operating abroad.

Should Canadian mining companies operating abroad abide by Canadian law?

September 20th

September 20, 2006 Foreign Policy

Canada "Heading Toward Disaster" in Afghanistan

joya1_fp.jpgProminent Afghan MP says Canada "needs to prove it is a friend of Afghan people" by ending support for fundamentalist warlords.

Prominent Afghan MP says Canada "needs to prove it is a friend of Afghan people" by ending support for fundamentalist warlords

September 18th

September 11th

September 11, 2006 Foreign Policy

Canada's Drift on Israel

justin_allan_fp.jpgJustin Podur traces the shift of Canada's foreign policy in the Middle East.

From abstention to unconditional support

September 11, 2006 Food

The Seed in the Stone

Food-photo_fp.jpgKristen Howe is growing her favourite foods in Toronto's concrete jungle.

Growing food in the concrete jungle

September 9th

September 8th

September 8, 2006 Media Analysis

On The Globe and Mail's High Standards

haitiprison_fp.jpg How flimsy can the basis for a "controversy" be? Dru Oja Jay looks at the Globe's example.

The Lancet, Haiti and the manufacture of controversy

September 8, 2006 Opinion

White-Collar Crime

westernlakota_fp.jpgStewart Steinhauer examines the profits of oil companies operating in Saddle Lake Cree Nation, and asks why some criminals never go to jail.

Alberta oil windfall, theft and genocide

September 7th

September 7, 2006 Accounts

Setting up a Stand for Justice

fati1_fp.jpg Lebanon, Israel, and one man's battle for a few feet of sidewalk in Montréal. Dru Oja Jay meets the "Tunisian hippy."

A battle for a few feet of sidewalk

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