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Yves Engler

Auteur et activiste politique 

Yves Engler est auteur et activiste politique. 
Where's The Left's Response To Liberals' Military Spending

Where's The Left's Response To Liberals' Military Spending Increase?

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced a more than 70 per cent increase in military spending over the next decade. Canada's new defence policy includes a significant increase in lethal fighter jets and secretive special forces, as well as enhancing offensive cyber-attack capabilities and purchasing armed drones.
06/08/2017 10:18 EDT
Where One Canadian Mining Company Goes, Violence Seems To

Where One Canadian Mining Company Goes, Violence Seems To Follow

Canadians have heard almost nothing from the dominant media about Banro's violent quest for billions of dollars in minerals. The little that has been reported is mostly the company justifying its operations. But where are the voices of ordinary Congolese? Don't they deserve to be heard?
06/02/2017 02:09 EDT
Canadian Colonial Dreams In The

Canadian Colonial Dreams In The Caribbean

Proposing Canada acquire Turks and Caicos or rule Haiti may be outlandish, but it's not benign. These suggestions ignore Caribbean history, foreign influence in the region and white wash the harm Ottawa has caused there. Even worse, they enable politicians' to pursue ever more aggressive policies in the region.
05/19/2017 12:38 EDT
Barrick Gold Can't Justify Its Existence Beyond A Bottom

Barrick Gold Can't Justify Its Existence Beyond A Bottom Line

Imagine if a corporation had to justify its existence beyond making money for capitalists. What would happen if a social balance sheet, as well as financial one, had to be filed every year and companies continually in a deficit position would eventually disappear?
05/15/2017 10:21 EDT
Toronto Has Too Much Public Space Devoted To

Toronto Has Too Much Public Space Devoted To Cars

To build a healthier, safer, more pleasant and ecologically sustainable city Toronto needs to jettison a significant share of its current "public space." Most public land is devoted to noisy, dangerous and polluting vehicles, which contribute significantly to the climate crisis.
05/09/2017 09:12 EDT