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Alberta Politics: News Satire: U.S. will not tolerate foreigners acting like Americans, officials say

ILLUSTRATIONS: A map showing some of the countries in which the United States has interfered in the political process (grabbed from Geology.com). Below: U.S. CIA Director John O. Brennan, Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candid… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: News Satire: U.S. will not tolerate foreigners acting like Americans, officials say

Politics, Re-Spun: We Failed Rwanda; Let’s Stand for the #Rohingya

Indonesia Muslim Rally

It’s been almost 20 years since the Rwandan genocide. We were too stupid, callous, or indifferent to stop it, and Senator Dallaire has more than a few words on the topic.

Granted, the WWW was just getting going in the early 1990s, so we didn’t have the kind of viral . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: We Failed Rwanda; Let’s Stand for the #Rohingya

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Anonymous targets genocide in Myanmar (Burma): Operation Rohingya (VIDEO)

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive Greetings Citizens of the World. It is vital the information we are going to share with you is made viral as quickly as possible. The ethnic Rohingya people of Myanmar Burma in Southeast Asia are about to be massacred. Barbarous acts are being carried out by […]

The . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Anonymous targets genocide in Myanmar (Burma): Operation Rohingya (VIDEO)

Politics, Re-Spun: No Iron Lady, But the Lady is a True Orchid of Steel

Aung San Suu Kyi appears in public after her release on November 14, 2010

Coming out in the heels of Aung San Suu Kyi recent electoral breakthrough of her National League for Democracy, The Lady, an epic feature film directed by Luc Besson, about the Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Michelle . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: No Iron Lady, But the Lady is a True Orchid of Steel

Politics and its Discontents: Canada’s Interest In Burma Explained

Those of us who think within a certain political context were probably struck with the irony, if not the outright hypocrisy, of John Baird’s visit to Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma last month. After all, here was the Foreign Affairs Minister for what is probably Canada’s least democratic government in history calling . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Canada’s Interest In Burma Explained

Politics, Re-Spun: Social Justice and Democracy Activists Fool their Foes on April Fools

Long time social justice and democracy activists fooled their foes on April Fools this year giving the world a double victory with Aung San Suu Kyi and George Galloway winning by-elections to restore voices for reason in the world.

Suu Kyi, a long time political prisoner, won her first election after being freed by the . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: Social Justice and Democracy Activists Fool their Foes on April Fools

From Orangutan: Dear Aung San Suu Kyi,

Why have you requested that Canadian monitors pay attention to Burma’s upcoming April elections to ensure the process remains legitimate? Didn’t you know that Canada is no model for clean elections? The country’s current Conservative Party government under Stephen Harper has been dogged for weeks now with allegations of voting fraud during its 2011 federal . . . → Read More: From Orangutan: Dear Aung San Suu Kyi,