Book Review: No Debate: The Israel lobby and free speech at Canadian universities

By Jon Thompson Lorimer, 2011 ISBN 978-1-55277-656-8 Reviewer: Chandler Davis It should be obvious to the most casual observer that in Canada today criticism of Israeli policy is controversial. However factual and indisputable such criticism is, it immediately becomes controversial because a corps of defenders of the Israeli government springs into action to denounce it. … Read more Book Review: No Debate: The Israel lobby and free speech at Canadian universities

Iran Teach-In, February 25, 2012

On February 25, 2012, Science for Peace held a teach-in entitled “Geopolitics of War and Sanctions against Iran: Another World is Possible, but is Another War Probable?” Featured panellists were York University Associate Professor of Political Science, Robert Latham, speaking on the global networks of power; International Action Center (US) co-director Sara Flounders; Canadian author … Read more Iran Teach-In, February 25, 2012

Another Bank is Possible

by Jim Deutsch The international financial institutions’ structural adjustment programs and austerity measures are washing ashore on the industrialized world, inflicting destruction on the “First World” just as they have done to the so-called developing world. In a recent conference on Modern Monetary Theory held this year in Rimini, Italy (http://www.democraziammt.info/documenti/17-summit-eng-home.html), economist and historian Michael … Read more Another Bank is Possible

Resist U.S. imperialist war threats on Iran

by Sara Flounders There is growing apprehension that through miscalculation, deliberate provocation or a staged false flag operation, a U.S. war with Iran is imminent. The dangerous combination of top U.S. officials’ public threats, the Pentagon’s massive military deployment, continued drone flights and industrial sabotage against Iran provides an ominous warning. The corporate media have … Read more Resist U.S. imperialist war threats on Iran

Climate Justice, Contraction and Convergence, and Eliminating GHG Emissions

Obama “You have my word that we will keep drilling everywhere we can” (March 22, 2012) Nnimmo Bassey “Delaying real action until 2020 is a crime of global proportions….An increase in global temperatures of 4 degrees Celsius, permitted under this plan [Durban], is a death sentence for Africa, Small Island States, and the poor and … Read more Climate Justice, Contraction and Convergence, and Eliminating GHG Emissions

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