History suggests that trade globalization can have major negative aspects. It's a lesson Canada should keep in mind when weighing the risks and benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The suprising factor that is common to Canada, Swden and Denmark: rendition to torture.
What factor is common to Canada, Sweden and Denmark? The snow, perhaps? The social programs? How about rendition to torture?
President Michel Martelly and the Haitian senate have been unable to agree on law for administering elections. As a result, parliament is no longer sitting and the president is now ruling by decree.
The World Social Forum represents the development of a new left and a new global civilization, grounded by a desire for participatory, radical democracy.
A CETA without ISDS is certainly better than one with it. And the blow to the credibility and legitimacy of this very negative feature of globalization is welcome and helpful.
Stone Fence Theatre, the Ottawa Valley musical theatre company known mainly for its history- and heritage-related material, has surprised itself, releasing a rap video online.
The U.S. is experiencing a failure of economic globalization and foreign policy, amplified by failed, stagnant immigration policies. The latest victims are children seeking safety across its borders.
Policies like TFW aren't confined to specific places like Canada or particular moments. They're part of extended historical conflicts over power between forces like capital and labour.
It's time to dethrone corporate power and open up dialogue for a better Canada. Progressives need to address the issues, clarify the confusion and offer bold alternatives to this neoliberal agenda.