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Glavin: The 'left' aligns with the 'right' as refugees suffer

It should not come have come as a surprise that a chaotic upheaval across the Middle East more bloody than any eruption since the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire in the 1920s, the sundering of Syria into a vast, smoking tomb and the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War would sooner or later crop up as an “issue” in Canada’s otherwise boring and parochial federal election campaign. 1,108 more words


It's not JUST the economy, stupid!

If a narrow obsession with the “economy” diverts campaigns’ focus away from Harper’s record on files such as refugee health and the suppression of science that will be both tragedy and travesty. 14 more words

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The worst: Canada's economy under the Harper government

This statistical review confirms that it is far-fetched to suggest that Canada’s economy has been well-managed during the Harper government’s time in office. To the contrary, … 38 more words

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Book review: The Almond Tree

January 25, 2013

Michelle Cohen Corasanti’s The Almond Tree is the fictional memoir of Ichmad Hamid, a Palestinian man who is forced to the head of the family at the age of twelve when his father is arrested for terrorism. 64 more words


Moderate Islam and Palestine solidarity: A response to Aliya Manjee

April 13, 2015

As I read through Aliya Manjee’s editorial ‘I’m Muslim, Pro-Palestine and Visited Israel’, I couldn’t help but feel that despite first-hand experience, her comments about Israel and Palestine were remarkably reductive. 64 more words


Nakba Day in Palestine: A time to remember and resist

May 15, 2012

May 15 marks the anniversary of the “Nakba” (Arabic for “catastrophe”), the dispossession of the Palestinian people that came with the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. 142 more words


The Toronto Palestine Film Festival: A grassroots gem of the city's cinema scene

September 27, 2012

The Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF), now in its fifth year, is at once a grassroots organization and a gem of the Toronto cinema scene. 40 more words