Engler, Yves

2020 Jul 9 - 4:34am
  Why the official silence about Toronto’s most powerful extreme right group? Is it because we live in a political culture where Palestinian lives don’t matter? Recently an individual with the Jewish Defence League (JDL) was photographed defacing a pro-Palestinian … Continue reading →
Tags: Canada and Israel, israel, B'nai Brith, Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, DoorDash, Doug Ford
2020 Jul 7 - 1:49am
Bob Rae’s appointment as ambassador to the UN is a direct result of Canada’s defeat in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. But, it suggests the Liberals are ignoring the lessons of that defeat and … Continue reading →
Tags: Justin Trudeau
2020 Jul 4 - 8:00pm
In recent weeks movements in different countries have toppled statues and put the police and other institutions upholding systemic racism on the defensive. But, amidst unprecedented protests against racism, there has been remarkably little interest in the white supremacist foreign … Continue reading →
Tags: China, Communications Security Establishment, Five Eyes, huawei
2020 Jul 2 - 8:21pm
“Should Canadian foreign policy continue to be enmeshed with mining interests abroad?” That is one of 10 questions put forward in an open letter calling for a “fundamental reassessment of Canadian foreign policy” following Canada’s second consecutive defeat for a … Continue reading →
Tags: mining
2020 Jun 27 - 2:32am
Was Canada defeated in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council because of Justin Trudeau’s effort to overthrow Venezuela’s government? Its intervention in the internal affairs of another sovereign country certainly didn’t help. According to Royal … Continue reading →
Tags: Justin Trudeau, Latin America, Venezuela, Carlos Ron, Joaquín Pérez Ayestarán, Jorge Arreaza
2020 Jun 25 - 5:12am
As recent events in the US, Canada and elsewhere demonstrate the world has a cop problem. Police act as if they are above the law; they lie to justify their actions; they especially target Black and indigenous people; they seem … Continue reading →
Tags: Imperialism
2020 Jun 20 - 11:18pm
Canada’s defeat in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council is a major victory for Palestinian solidarity. It also puts Canada’s Israel lobby on the defensive. Israeli politicians and commentators have begun to publicly bemoan the … Continue reading →
Tags: Canada and Israel, Justin Trudeau, Anthony Housefather, B'nai Brith, Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Michael Levitt
2020 Jun 19 - 11:06pm
  Ottawa’s failure to gain a seat on the United Nations Security Council is a victory for those seeking a more just Canadian foreign policy. Spurred by the no Canada on Security Council campaign, the loss offers a unique opportunity … Continue reading →
Tags: Imperialism, Uncategorized
2020 Jun 18 - 3:48am
The international community’s rejection of Canada’s bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council isn’t a surprise. In the below introduction to my recently published House of Mirrors: Justin Trudeau’s Foreign Policy I detail how Liberal foreign policy … Continue reading →
Tags: Uncategorized
2020 Jun 13 - 10:38pm
Justin Trudeau understands that his path to a UN Security Council seat runs through Africa. The continent shouldn’t give it to him. As part of his bid for a two-year seat on the UN’s most powerful decision-making body Canada’s prime … Continue reading →
Tags: Canada in Africa, Idi Amin, Pierre Trudeau, Teranga Gold
2020 Jun 12 - 12:57am
The Palestinian solidarity movement is unsettling Canada’s diplomatic apparatus. In the final week of their multi-year campaign for a seat on the United Nations Security Council they’ve been forced to respond to a strong, well-documented, campaign in defence of Palestinian … Continue reading →
Tags: Canada and Israel, israel, Justin Trudeau, Middle East, Anthony Housefather, B'nai Brith
2020 Jun 10 - 2:09am
Justin Trudeau is campaigning aggressively for a seat on the UN Security Council. Over the past month he has called about two dozen world leaders and recently organized calls with groupings of UN ambassadors from the Americas, Africa, Arab states … Continue reading →
Tags: Justin Trudeau, Greens, NDP, Stephen Lewis

Pages