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Are auto jobs lost forever?

July 27, 2008
Why can’t North American cars compete; and why should workers bear the brunt from lack of planning?

Canada: This is the dirtiest oil in the world

July 12, 2008

The Guardian: What happens when the world’s biggest oil companies target a northern wilderness?

Canadian autoworkers fight back

June 15, 2008

The autoworkers had setup a blockade at the General Motors Canadian headquarters in Oshawa on June 4th, one day after GM announced they would be shutting down a truck assembly plant cutting 2600 hundred jobs next year. The announcement came just 2 weeks after signing a new 3-year collective bargaining agreement with the Union promising…

Bush defends NAFTA at North American summit

April 23, 2008

Speaking at a summit of North American leaders in New Orleans, US President George W. Bush took a shot at Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic speaker of the US House of Representatives, for blocking a free trade deal with Colombia. Along with Stephen Harper, the prime minister of Canada, Bush hailed free trade deals as making…

Canada blocks asbestos ban

April 1, 2008

UN Rotterdam treaty on toxic trade restrictions marred by Canada’s stance on asbestos

Did Canada cave under US Israeli pressure?

January 22, 2008

Michael Ratner: Canada gave in to pressure from US ambassador

Canada to take US, Israel off torture list

January 22, 2008

Alex Neve from Amnesty says Canadian foreign policy interests trump human rights

Our best stories for 2007: Environment

December 14, 2007
U.N. Climate Change Conference in turmoil over mandatory targets for reducing carbon emissions by 2020

Who watches the intelligence services?

November 1, 2007

Andrew Mitrovica critiques North American media coverage of Maher Arar case

History of the National Security State

Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State

August 1, 2007
When Julian Assange was arrested in London, he was carrying a copy of our book, Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State