Politics and its Discontents: This Just In

According to a CBC report, EU lawmakers are threatening to block a multi-billion dollar trade pact between Canada and the European Union — a blueprint for a much bigger EU-U.S. deal — because it would allow firms to sue governments if they breach the treaty. The agreement with Canada, a draft of which was seen ...

Politics and its Discontents: More on The Harper Betrayal of All of Us

I wrote a recent brief post on the Trans Pacific Partnership that Canada recently signed onto, the price of admission being the surrender of much of our sovereignty over the environment, working conditions, etc. A new article published in The Nation paints a grim portrayal indeed of the future we face as a nation when ...