UN: Ukrainian government is responsible for pogroms

In Ukraine, attacks of fascist gangs on anti-fascists, language and ethnic minorities continue. Literally on June 20 Lviv resident Inna Ivanochko was attacked by nationalist bandits because she alone defends a monument More »

Saudi Arabia to press ahead with canal cutting Qatar from land

Saudi Arabia has moved forward with its plan to build a canal between it and Qatar, which would effectively detach the latter from the Arabian Peninsula, Gulf Arab media reported Tuesday. More »

Ukraine: Des safaris humains contre les civils du Donbass?

Comme dans un film d’horreur, l’on apprend que l’Ukraine organiserait des safaris humains pour riches occidentaux en mal de sensations fortes contre les civils du Donbass. Rien de personnel, c’est juste du More »

Fierce clashes as coalition forces enter Yemen’s Hodeidah airport

Forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition fighting for Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah have stormed its airport, according to residents and military sources. The United Arab Emirates’ WAM state news agency More »

Manbij Military Council denies Turkish army’s lies

Turkish army and AKP administration’s statements on “movements in Manbij” have been exposed as lies by the Manbij Military Council. In a clear attempt to use Manbij as an electoral campaign issue, More »

 

Canada | Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?

by David Pugliese

In late April more than 50 members of the U.S. Congress condemned the government of Ukraine’s ongoing efforts to glorify “Nazi collaborators.”

The letter, signed by both Republicans and Democrats, outlined concerns about ongoing ceremonies to glorify leaders of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army as well as 14th SS Galizien Division (aka 1stGalician/Galizien or the 1st Ukrainian Division). “It’s particularly troubling that much of the Nazi glorification in Ukraine is government-supported,” noted the letter to U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan. The letter was initiated by Democratic Reps. Ro Khanna of California and David Cicilline of Rhode Island.

Canada | Glorifying Nazis is bad, period

by Scott Taylor

On April 29, in the western Ukraine city of Lviv hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets chanting anti-Semitic Nazi slogans while repeatedly thrusting their right arms forward in the straight arm Nazi salute.

Canada | Following the money between patient groups and Big Pharma

by Kelly Crowe

Why would more than two dozen patient advocacy groups want to stop Health Canada from trying to lower prescription drug prices in Canada?

“It seems startling because you would think lower drug prices are in the interests of patients,” said Sharon Batt, a Dalhousie University researcher who studies the links between such groups and the pharmaceutical industry.

Canada | Kiev hails US & Canada for greenlighting lethal arms supplies that could kill Ukraine peace process

By including Ukraine on the list of countries approved for lethal weapons sales, Canada has become a side in a bloody civil war, undermining a shaky peace process, a senior Russian senator said, as Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko applauded the move.

Canada | We must begin to curb the power of corporations

The revelations of the Paradise Papers, the earlier Panama Papers and numerous articles in the western mainstream and alternative media demonstrate just one dimension, tax evasion, of an increasingly obvious truth: global corporations have become the greatest threat to the planet. The deliberate starvation of government, climate change, grotesque inequality, Dickensian working conditions, environmental degradation, dwindling biodiversity, the slow (or not so slow) death of the oceans and the creation of the security state on corporations’ behalf threaten not only the natural world but our capacity to democratically govern ourselves while maintaining some semblance of civilization.

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