Levant’s blog posts labelled Awan a jihadist and a liar, Awan’s lawyer said. At the time this story was published, Levant’s website listed 75 articles containing Awan’s name. via Ezra Levant Loses Libel Case, Owes Khurrum Awan $80,000.
Chase Madar tells Paul Jay that it’s not just an institutional problem, that the law itself protects police abuse via Almost Impossible to Indict a Cop.
But alongside this lip service, the bill specifies that national minorities are to have no say regarding the character of the state of which they are supposedly citizens with equal rights. Minorities have no right to any national expression in their own country. All obligatory state symbols are Jewish ones. Only Jews have the right […]
Canada’s embrace of Nazism should come as no surprise to conscious Canadians. We are still reeling from the successful “renovation” of our indigenous Progressive Conservative Party, which has now been transformed into the extremist CPC government, dominated by its Prime Minister, or, as many would say, its Crime Minister, Stephen Harper. #SHOOO=ShoveHarperOutOfOffice via Harper Government […]
In sending Wilson’s case to the grand jury, McCulloch technically turned over to them the decision about whether to prosecute. By submitting all the evidence to the grand jury, he added to the perception that this process represented an independent evaluation of the evidence. But there is little doubt that he remained largely in control […]
The issue now is not Ferguson’s unfortunately violent protests. The issue is the root of the anger behind them via We Can Still Get Justice for Mike Brown.
In 2009, the last time the festival was held, sword-wielding men killed an estimated 250,000 buffalo, sheep, goats and chickens in a frenzied, two-day period as thousands looked on. via A small village in Nepal is set to make the largest animal sacrifice in the world – The Washington Post.
As the Canadian government plays at fighting wars in Iraq/Syria and in eastern Europe, we see daily examples of how militarism ultimately degrades, disrupts and destroys democracy. Indeed, we are subjected to a gravitational pull of obedience to martial values that blinds us to a series of uncomfortable realities that are visible in plain sight […]
they kill vastly more people than their targets, often needing to strike multiple times. Attempts to kill 41 men resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1,147 people, as of 24 November. via 41 men targeted but 1,147 people killed | Ceasefire.ca.
But Obama apparently couldn’t get past all of Kagan’s “credentials,” including his current work at the prestigious Brookings Institution and his writing for the oh-so-impressive New Republic. So, Obama invited Kagan to lunch at the White House, a cozy get-together that one observer described as a “meeting of equals.” Yes, the twice-elected President of the […]