Peaceful demonstrations of Algerians from all walks of life have already achieved more than many thought possible a month ago. Is the grip of the shadowy ‘deep state’ clique that has ruled Algeria for so long finally being loosened?
Large group of NGOs call on Trudeau government to end the export of Canadian-made LAVs to Saudi Arabia. Also get the latest on efforts to tighten domestic gun controls, and find out how IWD 2019 is celebrated around the world.
In a week full of international drama over nuclear weapons, international crimes and continued mismanagement of the crisis in Venezuela, a new EKOS survey on the views of Jewish Canadians offers a much-needed glimmer of hope.
The utter lack of constructive Canadian engagement is the disturbing theme that unites this week’s roundup of events regarding Venezuela, Saudi arms transfers, increased Russia-USA tensions and Trumpian efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
We call on the Canadian government to re-invigorate dialogue with Iran, prioritize support for the INF Treaty and ensure prompt accession to the global Arms Trade Treaty.
Our update to the 08 February blog features an explosive interview with leading economist Michael Hudson. He explains how American economic sanctions and other coercive measures have played a key role in creating Venezuela’s current political and economic malaise.