A collection of 5 posts
What Happened to Canada?
Chris Hedges writes on truth-out.org [http://truth-out.org], on Monday 30 January 2012: **What happened to Canada? It used to be the country we would flee to if life in the United States became unpalatable. No nuclear weapons. No huge military-industrial complex. Universal health care. Funding for the arts.
Masroor's Attempts at Relevance are a Security Concern
The Qadiani Ahmadiyya spent the last decade flirting with Islamophobes, supporting middle eastern wars, and vilifying Pakistan, Indonesia and other Muslim countries. Recently, Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the head of the Qadiani Ahmadiyya offshoot of Islam, appears to be attempting to gain some relevance as history passes him by. We decided
Israeli Desperation in Courting European Far-right
Diplomats don’t make many mistakes. Certainly not mistakes like attending a reception for 20 minutes and posing for pictures and also giving positive comments. The Israeli newspaper Haaretz is keeping them honest [http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/israel-s-un-ambassador-attends-le-pen-meeting-by-mistake-1.393919] . But what is afoot here? Let us take a
Education or Propganda: Bus Ads
Buses are increasingly becoming a target of propaganda group ads. Can we please fund our metropolitan buses a bit more so that they do not have to take ads from such groups? On one hand, if channels for relaying factual information to the masses were still open in the modern