Search results

162 items
  1. Canada’s next steps on cannabis and the UN Drug Treaties

    David Bewley-Taylor, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, John Walsh
    03 April 2018
    Opinion

    Ever since the introduction of Bill C-45, questions have been swirling concerning Canada’s position relative to the UN drug control conventions: conventions to which Canada is a party and that, crucially, prohibit the creation of regulated markets for the recreational use of cannabis.

  2. Canada moves closer to regulating cannabis for non-medical purposes

    Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)
    03 May 2018
    Article

    Canada is on track to become the second country and the first G7 member to legalize and regulate cannabis for non-medical purposes (Uruguay enacted cannabis regulation in 2013).

  3. Thumbnail

    Obama's rescue plan is doomed to fail

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    22 January 2009
    Article
  4. Headlines or Not, the Iraq War is Not Over

    Phyllis Bennis
    08 September 2011
    Article

    It might seem like cause for celebration after reading the New York Times headline, "Iraq War Marks First Month with No U.S. Military Deaths." But the smaller print on the page reminds us why celebrating is not really in order: "Many Iraqis are killed..." 

  5. Thumbnail

    An Obama nightmare

    Saul Landau
    15 January 2009
    Article
  6. Thumbnail

    Back from the brink

    John Gittings
    13 February 2007
    Article
  7. Thumbnail

    Robert M Gates: from cold war to long war

    Fred Halliday
    17 November 2006
    Article
  8. Obama versus the Polar Bears

    Tom Reifer
    26 January 2011
    Article

    President Obama’s decision comes despite the fact that US government and independent models predict an 80% chance Polar Bears will become mostly extinct by 2050, with total extinction this century without cuts in emissions.

  9. Thumbnail

    Uneasy about Obama victory

    Praful Bidwai
    15 November 2008
    Article
  10. Thumbnail

    Barack Obama and Afghanistan: a closer look

    Mariano Aguirre
    14 April 2009
    Article
    The United States’s shift of strategy towards “AfPak” needs to go further by taking account of regional concerns and local agencies.
  11. Thumbnail

    Obama and the spectre of race

    aleksej
    03 September 2008
    Article
  12. Thumbnail

    Obama's skin color and other myths

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    20 November 2008
    Article

    Most public opinion surveys indicate that the Obamamania that swept Western Europe has also seized Russia. However Russians are more afraid of change, and there is nothing in the air to indicate that they see a necessity for sweeping reforms.

  13. Thumbnail

    On the road again

    Saul Landau
    25 February 2009
    Article
  14. Thumbnail

    How to spend the honeymoon

    Walden Bello
    08 November 2008
    Article
  15. Thumbnail

    Response to poverty and empire: denial

    Saul Landau
    13 November 2008
    Article
  16. Thumbnail

    Good Time Charlie's War

    Saul Landau
    01 January 2008
    Article
  17. Thumbnail

    More Than Backpedaling on NAFTA

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    29 October 2009
    Article

    Obama has not just backpedaled from his campaign commitments to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He has ended up expanding the accord which will remove even more checks and balances on the exchange of capital, services, and goods.

  18. Thumbnail

    The next step: organising after Obama

    Phyllis Bennis, Laura Flanders, Judith LeBlanc at the Obama Inauguration
    23 January 2009
    Article
  19. Thumbnail

    Tet 40 years on

    aleksej
    28 January 2008
    Article
  20. Thumbnail

    Strange way to choose a president

    aleksej
    14 January 2008
    Article

Pages