Mar 11, 2009

The 'mission of folly' continues

As troop numbers are increased and operations expanded in Afghanistan, so are casualities bound to rise in a war that to date has claimed the lives of 112 Canadian soldiers.
Book Review
Mar 8, 2009

Silenced stories

Philippa Mennell
I Live Here is a rich collection of personal stories gathered from four distinct areas of the world in which the conditions faced by women and children are particularly devastating.

ACT 17: Doc Premiere - Myth for Profit: Canada's role in industries of War and Peace

Mar 18, 2009
Hintonburg Community Centre
1064 Wellington Street, ( 3 blocks west of Somerset Street)
K1Y 2Y3 Ottawa , ON
45° 24' 13.194" N, 75° 43' 29.2368" W
Ontario CA
Through diverse interviews and case studies this documentary (Myth for Profit) unveils the specific interests and profits that are made by certain corporation, individuals and agency within Canada.
Feb 19, 2009

Obama's Afghan trap

The Joint Chiefs of Staff recommend a shift in strategy from democracy-building in Afghanistan to attacking alleged Taliban and al-Qaida strongholds along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

Protest U.S occupation of Afghanistan, bombing of Pakistan

Feb 19, 2009 to Feb 20, 2009
noon -5pm U.S Consulate, 5:30 pm -7pm Vigil @ Van. Art Gallery
U.S Consulate, 1075 W. Pender, Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson Sq
49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
Obama Harper: Yes You Can! Stop Bombing Pakistan, End Occupation of Afghanistan Picket.

Inaugurating Peace: Obama and the war in Afghanistan

Jan 24, 2009 to Jan 25, 2009
CAW Hall (near New West Skytrain Station)
326 12 Street
New Westminster
49° 12' 12.9348" N, 122° 55' 31.6452" W
A forum and discussion, followed by a strategy session and social. Featuring anti-war speakers from the U.S. and Canada.
Dec 19, 2008

Peace on Earth, good shoes toward men

Journalist Muntader al-Zaidi, the shoe thrower of Baghdad, has given us all a Christmas present in the form of a new way to react to rage and conflict, one that's symbolic and non-violent.


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