Within two days of the shooting, sharp rhetoric has accompanied fresh demands for new police powers to conduct 'preventive arrests,' starting the slippery slope towards authoritarian guilty-until-proven innocent policies.
Considering all of the above as circumstantial evidence that could be brought before a court of law, or a public inquiry, there is reason to call for full and transparent investigations into the beheading of Allan Henning, Steven Scotloff, James Foley. Th
At this point, "terrorism" is the term that means nothing, but justifies everything. It is long past time that media outlets begin skeptically questioning its usage by political officials rather than mindlessly parroting it.
The Harper government is seizing on the recent attacks by individuals influenced by extreme Islamist ideologies to implement a predetermined, reactionary agenda: expanding Canada's role in the new Mideast war and strengthening the state's apparatus of rep
As fascism is being intruded more widely and deeply into key areas of world politics, it is important to identify this trend, to explain the psychology of fascism and to nominate key elements of any strategy to defeat it.
The principal objective of this effort is to articulate, define, and discuss a positive, policy-oriented foreign policy vision for the peace movement, including Peace Action, to provide a broad framework to which current policy issues can refer.