Canadian Dimension: What the Wet’suwet’en raid tells us about Canada’s ‘liberal democracy’

RCMP Emergency Response Team members stand watch during a raid on Wet’suwet’en territory in British Columbia, November 19, 2021. Photo courtesy Gidimt’en Checkpoint. Canada, like most of the Western (wealthy) world, is a self-styled “liberal democracy,” broadly considered the gold standard in global development. Liberal democracies are founded on a

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Canadian Dimension: How Canada’s role in the ‘Core Group’ is weakening Haitian democracy

A supporter of Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haiti’s first democratically elected president, during election day rallies, Port au Prince, November 28, 2010. Photo by mediahacker/Flickr. It is remarkable how easily the Canadian government gets away with meddling in foreign elections throughout the Global South. Unbeknownst to most progressives, Canada is part of

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