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Afghanistan's Frozen Children

Almost without exception, the North American media have portrayed the NATO soldiers in Afghanistan as saviours, welcomed by the population, and grateful for their deliverance from the Taliban religious fanatics. But a recent article in the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel explodes this myth. It portrays a confused and deadly mêlée that pits trigger – happy NATO soldiers and pilots against […]

Success! Ceasefire.ca supporters push the reluctant Harper Government to join discussions on cluster bomb treaty

March 6, 2007 Success! Ceasefire.ca supporters push the reluctant Harper Government to join discussions on cluster bomb treaty Dear Ceasefire.ca supporter, Three weeks ago, I wrote to let you and other supporters know that the government was reluctant to support an international ban on cluster bombs. Practically overnight, more than a thousand Ceasefire.ca supporters responded […]

How the Left Should Frame Issues

Murray Dobbin Dear Ceasefire Insider subscriber Continuing with his series of articles for Ceasefire.ca Insider, we are pleased to present another in-depth look at Canadian politics by journalist and writer Murray Dobbin. The following is an intriguing look at the strategic framing of political messages. All the best, Steven Staples Ceasefire.ca How the Left Should Frame Issues By Murray Dobbin […]