When voters in El Salvador elected President Nayib Bukele in February, many believed that his “Nuevas Ideas” movement offered a new alternative to the two parties – the right-wing ARENA and left-wing FMLN – that had dominated the political arena in [...]
Canada is clearly in the middle of a severe addiction crisis. What is presently lacking is a coherent approach to what can be done to prevent so many of us from dying. In 2018, for example, a reported 4460 people died from opioid overdoses in [...]
The Financial Accountability Office (FAO) Budget and Economic review has identified planned government spending savings that come via (1) announced program changes (program cuts like the government’s cut to OHIP+), (2) announced efficiency targets [...]
Does winning World War II and the Cold War mean never having to say you’re sorry? Is there any reason for the United States to apologize to Japan for atomizing Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
Defenders of the US action counter that the bomb actually [...]
Outside In, A Political Memoir, by Libby Davies, published by Between The Lines, 320 pages.
When the realization hit a few years ago that a big shake-up was inevitable at Vancouver City Hall, the conversation among progressives turned to the big [...]
Liberals are working hard to convince us that a 70% increase in military spending is a noble expression of their government’s commitment to Arctic sovereignty and global security. The truth is much simpler and a lot uglier
The EU, a creation of corporate interests, has been sold as the ultimate peace guarantor in Europe. But there cannot be Peace without Justice, as we observe from the increasing unrest in Europe and neighbouring countries.
Excerpts from the executive summary of “Demilitarization for Deep Decarbonization: Reducing Militarism and Military Expenditures to Invest in the UN Green Climate Fund and to Create Low-Carbon Economies and Resilient Communities."
As People’s Voice readers and progressive-minded folks across Canada head into the New Year, we are looking at a different political landscape.
Last week, a friend of the Communist Party here in Montreal sent me a cartoon they had drawn with [...]
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