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Submit News to CKA News Fighting The Fascists. Canadians at home.

Afraid of the truth - the real condition of Canada today, Canadians refuse to call a spade a spade ... and Stephen Harper a neo-fascist.

Submit News to CKA News Kinder Morgan and Economist Robyn Allan: Corporate Robbers in B.C.

Robyn Allen, economist, sums up Richard Kinder of Kinder Morgan. The story of B.C. sellout fills out the report.

Submit News to CKA News The World Wars: Perspectives On The Reasons For War

The First World War began 100 years ago, in 1914, and the Second World War began in 1939, 75 years ago. Given these anniversaries, it’s worthwhile to compare the origins of these wars, and what they mean for putting the lives of our soldiers on the line, and risking that they may have to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Submit News to CKA News George Grant:, Amnesty International and Edward Said, by Ron Dart

George Grant (1918-1988) is considered by many to be one of the most significant Canadian public intellectuals in the latter half of the 20th century. Grant was also a High Tory of the highest calibre. Grant was a prolific writer and many have commented upon his wide ranging renaissance breadth. There has, of yet, been no essays on Grant and Amnesty International and Grant and Edward Said.

Submit News to CKA News The Importance Of The Red Tory Tradition In Politics, By Ron Dart

 

Ron Dart is a prolific writer and thinker, publishing over 20 books and countless articles. He has been part of UFV since 1990, teaching political science and religious studies. 

Dart’s recent book Keepers of the Flame: Canadian Red Toryism arrives as we approach the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, a moment in time that also marks a distinct change in Canadian and American relations: the 1962 election in Canada was highly influenced by the Kennedy administration, and the end result was further assimilation of Canada into the American empire. 

Submit News to CKA News Income Inequality: A Concern For Both The Left And The Right

Income inequality, the income gap that is said to be increasing between the wealthiest people in society and the lower and middle classes, has become a hot topic in Canadian politics.

Submit News to CKA News Accusations And Perceptions Of Elitism: The Danger To Progressive Goals - See mo

In August, Prime Minister Stephen Harper attacked the “liberal media and academic elites” who supposedly supported Justin Trudeau and the federal Liberals. He took pains to portray himself as standing up for the little guy against these supposed elites, who are supposedly out to get him.

Submit News to CKA News Charity Audits Raise Serious Concerns

Despite the federal Auditor General’s concerns about its efforts to track and deter “aggressive” tax planning that can become tax evasion, and the major staffing cuts that critics say will hamper its ability to serve Canadians, the Canada Revenue Agency is aggressively auditing various charitable organizations to see if they’re using too much of their money for political activities. This comes after charities such as Tides Canada, that have criticized the Harper government’s plans to build oil pipelines such as Northern Gateway, have been attacked by the government as receiving money from foreigners for their activities.

Submit News to CKA News Northern Gateway Shows New Approach Needed

Last month, the Northern Gateway pipeline was approved by the Harper government. In response, many First Nations people swore they would never support the pipeline being built through their lands. Many people accused the Aboriginals of being greedy and lazy, opposing the pipeline simply to wring more money out of Enbridge. However, as with so much else in Canada, things are more complicated than they first seem.

 

Submit News to CKA News Reflections on Canada Day: The Impact Of Canadian History

 

 

I’m writing this on the morning of Canada Day 2014, thinking about all the fascinating things I’ve read about and seen, and all the people I’ve met. One thing I’ve come across is all the different parts of Canadian history I’ve studied, and how they’ve tied into many of the recent issues we’ve faced in Canada.

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