Hezbollah Still a Useful Boogeyman for Israel and United States

Hezbollah Still a Useful Boogeyman for Israel and United States

Canadian Dimension: January 15, 2024

The Israeli state is rightly concerned about the possibility of large-scale attacks from the Lebanese militia group Hezbollah. Much is made of the group’s links to Iran, Israel’s former ally and current Middle East competitor. In the subjective world of realpolitik, good and evil are defined by whether or not a given state supports the actions of another.

Trudeau’s Rhetoric Masks Official Support for Israeli Militarism

Trudeau’s Rhetoric Masks Official Support for Israeli Militarism

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
January / February: 2024 – Vol. XLIII No.1

Kissinger’s realpolitik: a legacy of strife and misery

Kissinger’s realpolitik: a legacy of strife and misery

As published in the Hill Times: Dec. 6, 2023

The recent death of Henry Kissinger will undoubtedly inspire grand efforts to sanitize his record of cynically fomenting conflict at the behest of U.S. imperialism.

For example, Kissinger was a key player in exaggerating the Cold War Soviet military threat, assisting Indonesia’s 1965 peasant genocide, planning the 1970s carpet-bombing of Cambodia and Laos, advising the brutal Shah of Iran and helping General Pinochet destroy Chilean democracy 1973.

Hamas attacks on Israel inevitable

CANADIAN DIMENSION

Hamas attacks on Israel inevitable - terrible retaliation was only a matter of time

Morgan Duchesney: October 15, 2023

https://canadiandimension.com/articles/view/hamas-attacks-on-israel-inev...

The recent Hamas attack on Israel was inevitable. For the first time, Hamas militants crossed from Gaza into Israel, killing soldiers and civilians while also destroying military equipment and civilian infrastructure. I state these facts without excusing or justifying anyone’s violence.

Canada's Support for Status Quo in Israel

Canada's Support for Status Quo in Israel (Canada Silent on Israel Misconduct)

As published in the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs: October 2023 & Ottawa Citizen: 15 April, 2023

Price-Fixing Predictable Result of 1985 “Competition Act”

Price-Fixing Predictable Result of 1985 “Competition Act”

Hill Times: 28 June 2023

A Post Media columnist’s recent call for public outrage over the ongoing Weston/Maple Leaf price-fixing assumes that collusion should surprise Canadian consumers. The following contextual information weakens this hopeful assumption about Canada’s corporate nobility.

Anonymous Shareholders Benefit from Canadian Taxpayer-funded Subsidies

Anonymous Shareholders Benefit from Canadian Taxpayer-funded Subsidies

The Hill Times: 24 May 2023

As the governments of Ontario and Canada compete to subsidize manufacturers of electric car batteries and other so-called clean technologies, there is scant discussion of private profit at public risk.

Examine Monarchy’s Ideological and Political Role

THE HILL TIMES

May 10, 2023

Examine Monarchy’s Ideological and Political Role

As prince Charles’ coronation approaches, we ought to examine royalty’s ideological and political role before pomp and ceremony eclipses reality.

Canadian Legislator Harden’s Israel Comments not anti-Semitic

Canadian Legislator Harden’s Israel Comments not anti-Semitic

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs: March/April 2023

Taps Always Open for Private Profit at Public Expense

Taps Always Open for Private Profit at Public Expense

As published in the Hill Times: 14 Dec. 2022

I noticed this Toronto Sun editorial comment at the end of a Nov. 23 reader’s letter on worker’s wages:

“(With government, expanding constantly, and offering more and more services we cannot afford, the money has to come from somewhere)”

There is one service that government eagerly subsidizes: private profit at public risk and expense. Perhaps the editors are unaware of the following information.

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