Natives and Israel: Manipulating genocide By Eric Walberg

27 July 2013 — Eric Walberg

Fontaine and CJC rep after Israeli junket

This month, Canada’s media solemnly related “the sad truth that the country engaged in a deliberate policy of attempted genocide against First Nations people”, referring to government-sponsored abuse of Native children a century ago, which Canada’s Chief Medical Officer Peter Bryce exposed in 1907, but which was hushed up. Bryce was fired and the post of chief medical officer abolished in 1919.

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9/11 in Context: The Importance of the Growing Contradictory Evidence By Elizabeth Woodworth

5 May, 2013 — Global Research

Nearly 12 years after the event, the official account of 9/11 continues to be actively studied by academics around the world. The idea of 9/11 as a false-flag operation to build support for an aggressive foreign policy in the Middle East is steadily gaining ground, suggesting that a policy change is overdue.

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Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Legacy and Challenges By Manuel Larrabure

20 March 2013The Bullet • Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 787

The death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has prompted the international left to acknowledge two key features about him and Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. The first is Chávez’s commitment to fighting for the poor and oppressed. Plenty of statistics demonstrate this. Literally millions have been lifted out of poverty and given new opportunities to improve their lives. Examples from daily life abound. I remember speaking to an upper class anti-Chavista once who was complaining about how, since Chávez came to power, it had become difficult to find maids. Continue reading

No Sign of Peace or Reconciliation in France-Controlled Mali By Roger Annis

6 March 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 776

France perpetrated two large deceptions in conducting its military intervention into Mali more than seven weeks ago. These have been universally accepted in mainstream media reporting. The first is that the unilateral decision to invade Mali on January 11, 2013 was hastily made, prompted by imminent military threats by Islamic fundamentalist forces against the south of the country where the large majority of Malians live.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 19 February 2012: Assange on the Simpsons

19 February 2012williambowles.info

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange to Guest on Fox’s THE SIMPSONS, 2/19
Broadway World
As first reported on EWonline, WikiLeaks‘ founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange has recorded a guest voiceover that will appear during the 500th episode of Fox’s long-running animated series THE SIMPSONS. The episode is scheduled to air on …
http://tv.broadwayworld.com/article/WikiLeaks-Founder-Julian-Assange-to-Guest-on-Foxs-THE-SIMPSONS-219-20120218

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Video: Amira Hass: Israel & Palestine-Fear of the Future

5 October 2011 — Vimeo

A talk by Israeli journalist, Amira Hass on the 5th of October 2011 in the McLeod Auditorium of the Medical Sciences Building on the campus of the University of Toronto. Hosted by Canadians for Justice & Peace in the Middle East (CJPME), KAIROS, the Health Studies Program at the University of Toronto, the Near Eastern Cultural and Education Foundation (NECEF) and Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights-Ryerson University (SPHR). Continue reading

Video: Public Dialogue Situations: The Left’s Responses to the Crisis in Europe and North America

1 December 2011 — Left Streamed

Toronto — Moderated by Greg Albo, featuring:

  • Leo Panitch is a political economist and theorist based at York University, Toronto, and is co-editor of Socialist Register. His latest book (with co-author Sam Gindin) is The Making of Global Capitalism will be out in the Spring of 2012.
  • Stephanie Ross teaches in the Department of Labour Studies at York University, Toronto, and is the co-director of the Centre for Research on Work and Society.
  • Albert Scharenberg is a political scientist and historian and is the Head of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. He is a lecturer in politics and American Studies at the Free University of Berlin.
  • Bill Fletcher is a longtime labour and international activist and the former President and chief executive officer of TransAfrica Forum. He is the executive editor of the Black Commentator, and founder of the Center for Labor Renewal. He is co-author (along with Fernando Gapasin) of Solidarity Divided.
  • Part 5 includes a selection of Q+A responses by all the presenters.

Sponsored by the the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, the Centre for Social Justice, and the Socialist Project.