Canadian Dimension | Articles: Feeding the Flame of Revolt

NEW YORK—I was in federal court here Friday for the sentencing of Jeremy Hammond to 10 years in prison for hacking into the computers of a private security firm that works on behalf of the government, including the Department of Homeland Security, and corporations such as Dow Chemical. In 2011 Hammond, now 28, released to ...

Canadian Dimension Feed: Legal Imperialism and International Law

Financial critics have provided abundant data on the ways in which imperial creditors have extracted onerous rents, royalties and debt payments from indebted countries and their taxpayers, workers, employees and productive sectors. What has not been examined fully is the over-arching legal architecture which informs, justifies and facilitates imperial wars, pillage and debt collection. The ...

Canadian Dimension Feed: Nefarious details in the Cuban Five case

I sit on a gray plastic chair, facing a tiny, gray, plastic table and another empty, gray, plastic chair, waiting for Gerardo Hernández in the visiting room of the maximum-security federal pen in Victorville, California. Next to me, in similar seating arrangements, a middle-aged black man speaks to a woman, presumably his wife; other black ...

Canadian Dimension Feed: Republicans implode; I’m uneasy

Republicans implode; I¹m uneasy > > By Saul Landau Republicans implode; I¹m uneasy-Saul Landau³ Romney now flaunting his wealth to impress voters! (The Onion) I smiled weakly when liberal Democrat friends guffawed last week over verbal foibles of Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. It was sort of funny when Romney said: “Michigan’s trees are just ...