Despite Canada’s liberal reputation, its international affairs are built around support for empire and corporate interest.
The price of oil dropped below zero, prompting new subsidies from the Federal Reserve. Progressive voices in the U.S. and Canada have a different idea: nationalization as a way to wind down the sector, tackle the climate crisis and create a just economic transition.
Now in the midst of a crisis, Canada will lift its embargo and sell armored vehicles to the Saudi military, which is engaged in brutal repression inside the country and the ongoing war in Yemen.
Indigenous lawyer Pamela Palmater says Canada’s government is unduly influencing law enforcement.
Indigenous lawyer Pamela Palmater says ongoing solidarity protests show Canadians grasp more than ever how their government is violating indigenous rights.
Ontario teachers have joined the front lines in the worldwide battle against austerity. Public school workers organized rolling strikes against the conservative provincial government’s budget and job cuts.
Congress passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) almost unanimously. It contains improvements over the original NAFTA, but still puts corporate interests over those of ordinary citizens, says Jacobin’s Nicole Aschoff.
The Real News Network’s Steve Horn and Dimitri Lascaris talk about the 2019’s biggest climate stories.
The Trump administration is considering a proposal to move fracked gas by rail at the behest of a company owned by Milwaukee Bucks billionaire owner Wes Edens, a major donor to the DNC. As tar sands pipelines are halted, more carbon-intensive crude moves along the tracks.