[Marxism] Socialist Voice: Québec Solidaire / Afghanistan / France and Haiti
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Marxist Perspectives for the 21st Century
August 24, 2010
AFTER A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL YEAR,
QUÉBEC SOLIDAIRE STARTS DEBATE ON PROGRAM
A LeftViews Article by Roger Rashi
In the past year Amir Khadir, Québec Solidaire’s first elected MNA
(Member of the National Assembly), has become one of Quebec’s most
popular personalities. He has won plaudits from all observers and,
more importantly, from the public for his performance in and out of
the Quebec parliament. [...more
AFGHANISTAN CRISIS DEEPENS:
U.S., CANADA AND NATO THREATEN TO EXTEND WAR
by Tim Kennelly
On March 13, 2008, Canada’s Parliament voted to extend the country’s
military “mission” in Afghanistan to July 2011. The motion by the
minority Conservative government was supported by the opposition
Liberals. The warmakers correctly estimated that fixing an exit date
would deflect mounting opposition to the war among the Canadian public
and buy time for Canada’s continued participation.
FRANCE MUST REPAY HISTORIC DEBT TO HAITI!
An open letter to the French government published in the August 16
French daily Libération, concerning the $21 billion (current dollar
equivalent) extorted by France from Haiti from 1825 to 1944.
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