‘Not believable’: Friends of Iranian-Canadian activist call for ‘transparent’ investigation of ‘suicide’

‘Not believable’: Friends of Iranian-Canadian activist call for ‘transparent’ investigation of ‘suicide’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Academics in Iran and rights activists are calling for a serious and transparent investigation into the death of Iranian-Canadian academic and environmental activist Kavous Seyed-Emami in prison. Four academic societies related to political science, sociology, peace studies, and cultural studies made the call in an open […]

‘Free but fair trade’: NAFTA, China and the India success story

‘Free but fair trade’: NAFTA, China and the India success story

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Back in Ronald Reagan’s time, the underlining philosophical mantra of the extraordinary economic expansion was that “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Namely, as entrepreneurialism and enterprise were encouraged, the results would create the rising tide of progress. But later, in the early 1990’s slowdown, […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Special to WorldTribune.com Editor’s Note: The following analysis echoes assessments heard last week in Washington from normally upbeat insiders. One former CIA analyst who held senior posts in an Democrat administration wonders if the U.S. will survive and doesn’t want to eywitness its demise. Another veteran warrior, in but not of the “Swamp”, suggested that […]

Sacrifice-II: Ordinary but exceptional people died in the Las Vegas slaughter

Sacrifice-II: Ordinary but exceptional people died in the Las Vegas slaughter

by WorldTribune Staff, Oct. 15, 2017 Second of Two Parts  [Part I – Sacrifice: The forgotten victims of the Las Vegas massacre had lives] The Oct. 1 massacre in Las Vegas killed 58 people and wounded 489 at the Route 91 Harvest festival. Four days later the The Clark County Coroner released the names of […]

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

Wild card: Canada fought N. Korea, now lacks defenses against missile attack

Wild card: Canada fought N. Korea, now lacks defenses against missile attack

by WorldTribune Staff, September 3, 2017 Canada, which participated in the Korean War and is still technically at war with North Korea, faces a “unique vulnerability” should Pyongyang decide to target the Great White North, an analyst said. “At present, Canada does not possess any means to deter or counter” a North Korean nuclear ballistic […]

Erasing history: Ontario teachers want name of Canadian founding father removed from schools

Erasing history: Ontario teachers want name of Canadian founding father removed from schools

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2017 A debate similar to the removal of Confederate monuments in the United States is playing out in Canada. Sir John A. Macdonald was Canada’s first prime minister and is considered one of the nation’s founding fathers. He is credited with having joined the eastern and western parts of Canada […]

Wounded U.S. soldier: Justin Trudeau guilty of treason for rewarding terrorist

Wounded U.S. soldier: Justin Trudeau guilty of treason for rewarding terrorist

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2017 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rewarding of $8 million in cash and a formal apology to a terrorist who attacked a compound in Afghanistan where Americans and Canadians were serving is “something a traitor would do,” a U.S. soldier who was wounded by the terrorist said. Layne Morris, who […]

Gender ideology is now the law of the land in Canada: Using wrong pronoun a hate crime

Gender ideology is now the law of the land in Canada: Using wrong pronoun a hate crime

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2017 Canada’s Senate passed a bill that places “gender identity” and “gender expression” into the country’s Human Rights Code and the hate crime category of its Criminal Code. Bill C-16 passed by a vote of 67-11 and now only needs royal assent from the governor general to become law. “Great […]

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