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Ex-Royal Marine sentenced to 18 years for terrorism-related offences

LONDON — A judge sentenced a former Royal Marine to 18 years in prison Monday for a series of terrorism-related offences.

Thirty-one-year-old Ciaran Maxwell lived a double life as a member of the military and as a bomb maker for dissident Irish republicans. 135 more words

News

Opinion: Dissident's death should inform Chinese-Canadian relations

The melancholic case of Liu Xiaobo throws into sharp relief a morally disastrous but little-noticed feature of Canadian foreign policy towards China. Namely, that we most effectively promote human rights and democracy if we engage with rather than alienate China. 661 more words

Columnists

Letters: Civil disobedience crucial to turning points in history

Bernadette Wagner of Regina writes:

It irks me that yet again I am forced to interrupt my working vacation to respond to the ignorance of a politician. 203 more words

Regina

Reuters: Vietnam says Google will cooperate in removal of 'toxic' content

Reuters: Vietnam says Google will cooperate in removal of ‘toxic’ content. “Google Inc’s parent firm, Alphabet, will work with Vietnam’s communist government to stamp out ‘toxic’ and illegal information on its platform, the Southeast Asian nation said on Friday. 18 more words

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Dissent is the Sincerest Form of Patriotism

What does it mean to be a patriot? Obviously loving your country is the baseline from which we must work, but what form ought that love need embody? 579 more words

Politics

The Duty of Christians Under Wicked Rule

Samuel B. Wylie,
Two Sons of Oil, pp. 63-71

1. It is our duty to mourn before God over all the prevailing abominations. This is one of the characters of those who are marked with the broad seal of the Holy Ghost, Ezek, ix. 2,025 more words

Reformed Theology

MIT Media Lab: $250K Disobedience Award - Nominations Now Being Accepted

Nonviolent civil disobedience plays a vital role in American democracy. If all three branches of government cannot effectively check and balance governing powers, if the media ( 171 more words