In today’s blog post we look at continuing diplomacy in Ukraine, the reasons behind North Korea’s flurry of missile test launches and the urgency of donor action to stave off utter catastrophe in Afghanistan.
We call on Canada to put its actions where its rhetoric is by nullifying all provisions in its free trade agreement with Israel that do not accord with international law, and to defend the independence of the ICC from renewed US attacks.
The role of oil in global conflicts is rarely, if ever, a part of our public discourse. A new book by John Foster, and his upcoming lecture, will change all that.
I wanted to share with you this op-ed by former PetroCanada lead economist John Foster, published in today’s Toronto Star. I was very pleased to contribute the introduction to his recent report “A Pipeline Through A Troubled Land: Afghanistan, Canada, and the New Great Energy Game,” published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. (more…)