Meet Niki Ashton, Canada’s Answer To Bernie & Corbyn

August 12, 2017

Canada’s NDP backs American Empire

August 12, 2017

Does the NDP consistently support a foreign policy that benefits ordinary people around the world? Or does the social democratic party often simply fall in line with whatever the American Empire demands?

http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/08/canadas-ndp-backs-american-empire/

Justin Trudeau’s giant corporate giveaway

August 6, 2017

A privatization spree in Canada could cost regular people billions, erode democracy and undermine the fight against climate change

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/true-north/2016/nov/22/justin-trudeaus-giant-corporate-giveaway?CMP=share_btn_tw

Niki Ashton is a veteran MP — and also the youth candidate

August 2, 2017

For Niki Ashton, politics is, in many respects, her family’s business. Her father, Steve Ashton, has been an NDP member of the Manitoba Legislature since 1981, and held numerous senior cabinet positions in the Doer and Selinger NDP governments.

“My dad got elected off the picket line in 1981,” she recounts, but hastens to add that her mom, Hariklia Dimitrakopoulou, is also a political person: “She was a feminist activist involved with the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, and did school board politics, as well.”

http://rabble.ca/news/2017/07/niki-ashton-veteran-mp-and-also-youth-candidate

Canadian Logging Giant Attempts to Silence Critics Using Anti-Mafia Law

May 30, 2017

Canada’s opinion of US reaches record 35-year low after election of Donald Trump

May 8, 2017

Canadians’ view on the US have changed for the worse since the election of Donald Trump, according to a new survey.

Fewer than half of those surveyed have a “favourable view” of the US, the lowest in the 35 years the survey has been asking the question about the US-Canada relationship.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/canada-us-trump-favourability-popularity-poll-record-low-a7724676.html

Why Trump is starting a trade war with Canada

April 27, 2017

The president can look tough on tariffs against a country that has little room to retaliate.

http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/04/25/canada-becomes-a-prime-target-in-trumps-trade-offense-000427

Stop swooning over Justin Trudeau. The man is a disaster for the planet

April 17, 2017

Donald Trump is so spectacularly horrible that it’s hard to look away (especially now that he’s discovered bombs). But precisely because everyone’s staring gape-mouthed in his direction, other world leaders are able to get away with almost anything. Don’t believe me? Look one nation north, at Justin Trudeau.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/17/stop-swooning-justin-trudeau-man-disaster-planet

How Global Elites Profit from Unaffordability

April 1, 2017

..if you belong to the community of wealthy elites that also gravitate to these cities, unaffordability means something else entirely. Insanely high real estate costs don’t dissuade the extremely rich from buying homes in places like Sydney, London and Vancouver. High prices make owning a house there more desirable. They confer social status. And if, like many members of this elite, you own several homes — one as a place to live in and the others as investments or safe havens for your wealth — you want home prices to keep going up. They are, after all, making you even wealthier.

https://thetyee.ca/News/2017/03/03/Global-Elites-Profit-Unaffordability/

Justin Trudeau versus Stephen Harper: What’s the difference?

April 1, 2017

By 2015, for most Canadians, the Harper government had run out its time. Voters decided to replace it with the Trudeau Liberals. How is that working out?

http://rabble.ca/columnists/2017-03-28t000000/justin-trudeau-versus-stephen-harper-whats-difference