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Archive - Apr 2009

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April 30th

April 30, 2009 Month in Review

April in Review, Part II

Canadian journalists in Afghanistan, UK out of Iraq, "NAFTA" flu

April 28th

April 29, 2009 Canadian News

Jailed For Jaywalking?

Measures aim to clear out Vancouver's Downtown Eastside before the Olympics

April 26th

Controversy rocks lead-up to 2010 Olympics

With more than a full year before the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics begin, the games have already encountered stiff opposition. A range of groups have expressed their disagreement with the way that the Olympics are being run on Canada's west coast. Their concerns include: environmental destruction, the rights of low or no income residents, lack of transparency and consultation in decision making, and development on indigenous land that has never been surrendered to Canada.

April 26, 2009 Apr 26 by real news network

The Dominion - Halifax Media Co-op

In February 2009, editors of the Dominion newspaper established Canada's first democratically-run news media co-operative in Halifax, Nova Scotia. New chapters will be sprouting up across the country to offer a progressive and community-based alternative to the corporate news model.

April 26, 2009 Apr 26 by makila.tv

April 25th

April 26, 2009 Accounts

Canada's Deadly Trade Deals

An interview with Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas Program of the International Relations Center

April 23rd

April 24, 2009 Media Analysis

Forced Off-Air

ECHR rebukes Georgia for Soviet-style repression of independent TV station

April 21st

Obama's Afghan plan

Roy Gutman, Foreign Editor of McClatchy Newspapers says Obama's announcement last week of his strategy in Afghanistan is unprecedented and is a "very good start." He says the problem has been that, "the United States has not had an integrated strategy for stabilizing Afghanistan and Pakistan."

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by therealnews.com

The rights of women in Afghanistan

Mavis Leno of Feminist Majority on the need for Obama to focus on the rights of Afghan women. Mavis has been the chair of the Feminist Majority Foundation's Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan since 1997.

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by therealnews.com

The secrets of Obama's surge

President Obama's highly anticipated new strategy for what the Pentagon now calls AfPak - Afghanistan and Pakistan - is full of grey areas. Most extra troops will be deployed to poppy-growing areas, not to fight al-Qaeda, the President's stated number one objective. The President talks about building trust - but as the US cannot trust the Pakistani ISI, the Pakistani people don't trust the US or even their own government.

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by therealnews.com

Why are we in Afghanistan?

The Real News Cafe: Recorded live at the Gladstone in Toronto, a Real News panel takes on the Afghan war This is the first segment of a multi-part series on the Afghan war. Other segments will follow throughout the week.

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by therealnews.com

Dangerous decisions in Afghanistan Pt. 1

Sharmini Peries speaks with Senior Analyst Aijaz Ahmad about the dangers of the long-term US involvement in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Ahmad says the only way for Obama to proceed in the region is to withdraw US military presence there and strengthen regional powers for a stable Afghanistan.

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by therealnews.com

Toxic Alberta

Last winter we decided VBS had to do a story on the Oil Sands of Alberta. So far no American media outlet had comprehensively covered it and even the local press's approach has left a lot to be desired.

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by VBS TV

On the map with Avi Lewis

Oil. Canada has it and the US craves it. But what are the implications of treating Alberta's tar sands as America's security blanket?

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by CBC

Tar Sands and Tankers

Enbridge Inc., a Calgary-based pipeline company, wants to bring tar sands tankers to British Columbia's coast. This opening segment will introduce you to the abundance of British Columbia's north coast, which includes the coastal waters of the Great Bear Rainforest.

April 21, 2009 Apr 21 by Dogwood Initiative

Tar Sands & Water

Interviews with mostly members of the Fort MacKay and Fort Chipewyan communities, discussing cultural and environmental impacts of living downstream of the tar sands

April 21, 2009 Apr 21

April 18th

April 19, 2009 Sexuality

Valentine's Play

Reflections from a women’s bathhouse

April 16th

April 17, 2009 Opinion

Why protest Vancouver's 2010 Olympics?

Standing up to the global system makes change possible

April 15th

April 15, 2009 Month in Review

April in Review, Part I

Oil and arrests in Colombia, detentions in Canada, and big loans, bailouts and currency swaps continue

April 13th

April 13, 2009 Canadian News

Did Canada Help Dismantle Sri Lanka’s Peace Process?

"Collective grief" of Tamil community paralyzes Ottawa

April 11th

April 12, 2009 Opinion

Through Canada’s Rez Zone Looking Glass

Israeli Apartheid Week

April 10th

April 11, 2009 Baby Animals

Hoglet

April 8th

April 9, 2009 Arts

Art and Anarchy

Artists give the Cultural Olympiad the middle finger

April 4th

April 5, 2009 International News

Not With Bullets or Machetes

Popular resistance to Xalala Dam finds international law on its side

April 2nd

April 3, 2009 Foreign Policy

The Revolution Will Not Be Destabilized

Ottawa’s democracy promoters target Venezuela

April 1st

April 1, 2009 Month in Review

March in Review Part II

Spring of Repression, Summer of Rage

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