Op-eds

Voting for Human Decency
March 10, 2017
In Western University’s Gazette, I explain why the students of King’s College should support a resolution calling for boycott and divestment of companies that are complicit in the violations of Palestinian human rights.

While Justin Trudeau Continues to Aid and Abet Israel, Canadians Awaken to the Reality that the Peace Process was a Charade All Along
March 2, 2017
In Mondoweiss, Dimitri discusses the second batch of results from a new EKOS poll that show the vast majority of Canadians to be receptive to sanctions and boycott as a means of  ensuring Israel’s respect for international law.

Poll: Canada’s Politicians Drastically Out Of Touch With Public On Israel
February 17, 2017
In Mondoweiss, Dimitri discusses a new EKOS poll which shows a vast divide between Canadian public opinion and the Canadian Government’s lavish support for the State of Israel.

Postmedia, Paul Godfrey and the Demise of Journalism
December 15, 2016
Writing in Ricochet Media, Dimitri argues that Postemedia’s coverage of the Green Party’s BDS debate reveals that Paul Godfrey’s newspaper empire is less interested in journalistic ethics than advancing Godfrey’s right-wing agenda

Green Party’s BDS Resolution is Common Sense
September 19, 2016
Writing in Ricochet Media, Dimitri defends the Green Party of Canada’s BDS Policy

Why We Greens Still Push For Anti-Occupation Divestment, Boycott and Sanctions
September 13, 2016
Writing in The Tyee, Dimitri and 14 other former candidates of the Green Party of Canada explain why BDS is the right thing to do

Green Party Committed to Peace and Justice for All
August 25, 2016
Writing in the Hamilton Spectator, Dimitri explains why the Green Party of Canada’s BDS Policy is no more and no less than a defence of human rights

Securities Class Action Litigation ‘Unleashed?’ Hardly
February 14, 2014
Wiring in the Globe and Mail, Dimitri and his former law partner Daniel Bach explain why Bay Street’s dire warnings about securities class actions amounted to a tempest in a teapot

An Alternative Look at Disclosure and the Facebook IPO
May 25, 2012
Writing in the Financial Post, Dimitri and his former law partner Daniel Bach argue that prospectus disclosure requirements ought to be strengthened for the benefit of Canadian investors

Just Say ‘No’ to OSC’s No-Contest Settlements
January 31, 2012
Writing in the Globe and Mail, Dimitri and his former law partner Doug Worndl explain why no-contest settlements will weaken enforcement of securities laws

Whistleblower Debate: Speak Truth to Power
March 24, 2011
Writing in the Financial Post, Dimitri explains why whistleblowers need and deserve legal and economic protection