Posts Tagged ‘imperialism’

Canada: a Force for Good or a Tag-along Bully Nation?

January 29, 2019

Most Canadians think of their country as a force for good in the world, but recent efforts by Justin Trudeau’s government to overthrow Venezuela’s elected government have once again revealed the ugly truth about the Great White North. We are an important partner in imperialism, willing to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, up to and including the use of military force, to benefit the perceived self-interest of our elites.

https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/01/canada-a-force-for-good-or-a-tag-along-bully-nation/

There is a Burning Need to Rekindle Anti-militarist Political Movements in Canada..

August 29, 2018

Are soldiers more valuable to society than teachers? Are they more essential than the people who drive buses or clean up our waste? Are their jobs that much more dangerous than firefighters, or psychiatric nurses or loggers? Is what they do more honourable than parenting, caring for elders, providing essential social services or reporting the news?

https://dissidentvoice.org/2018/08/there-is-a-burning-need-to-rekindle-anti-militarist-political-movements-in-canada/

Canada boosts support for US-led NATO missions in the Baltic and Iraq..

July 24, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada’s staunch support for NATO and increased its commitments to US-led NATO military missions.

Canada is expanding its involvement in NATO’s drive to threaten and encircle Russia and is assuming command of a NATO training mission in Iraq. These actions underscore the determination of Canada’s ruling elite to aggressively pursue its own predatory interests and ambitions around the world, under conditions of deepening inter-imperialist rivalries.

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/07/23/cawa-j23.html

Chrystia Freeland: Canada doesn’t engage in “regime change”

November 1, 2017

A huge surprise to the people of Libya, Haiti, Honduras, Chile, Democratic Rep. Congo, Ghana, Uganda, Guatemala, and …

https://dissidentvoice.org/2017/10/chrystia-freeland-canada-doesnt-engage-in-regime-change/