Healing the people, healing the land
We traveled to Wet’suwet’en territory to learn about the Unist’ot’en Healing Centre, located in the northwestern part of British Columbia on the territory of the Unist’ot’en. It is a remote and rural area and most people living in southern urban communities are unaware of the remarkable activity taking place there to “heal the land and heal the people.”
Canada, China, and our common futures
Today, the world faces a terrible pandemic, the deepening and disastrous effects of climate change, and an increasing danger of global war. We are concerned about Xinjiang and welcome ongoing investigations to determine what is actually happening and what might be done. But we should align ourselves with emancipatory goals, and not fall into the trap of reviving a declining, imperial ‘West’ against the rest.
Canada should release Meng Wanzhou—and pursue an independent foreign policy
The current hearings on the extradition of Meng Wanzhou are a tangled web of legal arguments that obscure a simple truth: the Canadian government is enabling a witch hunt on the part of the Trump administration against a Chinese capitalist rival—the telecommunications giant, Huawei. This is putting Canada in the crosshairs of the US and China, aligning us closer than ever to wayward American foreign policy, and jeopardizing the safety and security of all.