Canadian Premiers are revolting! It’s backlash week in Canadian politics. Ralph Klein, Alberta’s neoliberal premier and the closest thing Canada has to George W Bush (Klein would take that as a compliment) sent a letter to the US ambassador to Canada, repudiating the Prime Minister’s (rather ambivalent) anti-war stance and talking about Alberta’s “abiding friendship with the United […]

Palestine and Globalization Review of: “Epidemic of Globalization: Ventures in World Order, Arab Nationlism and Zionism.” Dr.Adel Samara 198 pp. Order from publisher: Palestine Research and Publishing Foundation, PO Box 5025, Glendale, California 91221, U.S.A. @ $13.00

How Would Drug Legalization in the United States Affect Colombia?

The drug war, or drug prohibition, in the United States is a socially devastating program. The U.S. government’s drug control budget for 2002 was $18.8 billion, most of which came out of other programs like public housing subsidies and immigrant assistance. The drug war strengthens police, military, prisons, and organized crime, while forcing addicts to […]