Today, I spoke with Zain Raza of acTVism Munich, one of Germany’s leading independent media organizations, about the Trudeau Government’s ‘America First’ foreign policy, the COVID-19 crisis in Canada and the United States, and the intellectual and moral bankruptcy of “fiscal conservatism.” Continue Reading ›
On February 24, 2020, shortly after the Ontario Provincial Police arrested Indigenous land defenders in Mohawk territory of Tyendinaga, I spoke to Indigenous lawyer, scholar and activist Pam Palmater.
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Today, the Ontario Provincial Police arrested Indigenous land defenders at Tyendinaga.
This is my statement on what the arrests say about the reality of our country, but also about the potential of our country:
In December 2015, Rehab Nazzal, a Palestinian-Canadian artist who was pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Western Ontario, was shot by an Israeli sniper in Bethlehem. Continue Reading ›
Yesterday, for The Real News Network, I interviewed indigenous lawyer, scholar and activist Pam Palmater about the blockades happening around the country in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people.
Pam expressed the view that we are witnessing a “watershed moment” in the defence of indigenous rights because “Canadians are standing with us in droves.” Continue Reading ›