Shir Hever of The Real News reports that Psagot Winery from the occupied West Bank has hired a pricey lobbying firm to sow conflict between the Trump administration and the EU, in order to gain leverage in its legal battles to mislabel its wines as ‘products of Israel.’ As I explained to Shir, Psagot’s fraudulent labels are, in essence, a frontal assault on the international prohibition against the acquisition of territory by conquest, and Justin Trudeau’s government is facilitating this fraud: Continue Reading ›
For The Real News Network, I spoke this week with Regan Boychuk of Reclaim Alberta about three recent audits of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
As Regan explains, these devastating audits have exposed the AER as a broken regulator which routinely ignores Alberta law, is rife with undisclosed conflicts of interest and has been captured by Big Oil: Continue Reading ›
For The Real News, I speak with Marie-Claude Lacroix, two-row wampum liaison of Kanienkehaka Traditional Council, about the inadequacy of the Quebec government’s apology for systemic discrimination against indigenous peoples: Continue Reading ›
For The Real News Network, I spoke on the day after Canada’s election with Nora Loreto and Yves Engler about the prospect that a Liberal minority government will be obliged to pursue a more progressive agenda:
For The Real News, I spoke on Election Day to indigenous lawyer and activist Pam Palmater about the failure of the Trudeau government to keep its promises to First Nations and the possibility that the election would result in a government that is more respectful of indigenous rights: