Tag: Canadian foreign policy

  • Canada’s ‘Liberals’ Have a Disturbing Imperial Streak

    Canada’s embassy in Venezuela has just been closed. The spur for this closure is an open attempt by Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to overthrow Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro. Canada is one of the leaders of the Lima Group, a network of countries that came together in 2017 with the express purpose of regime change in … Keep reading »

  • Trudeau Doctrine

    Many Canadians are familiar with the Monroe Doctrine. First issued in 1823, it warned European powers against renewed colonization of the Western Hemisphere. Presented as anti-imperialist, the Monroe Doctrine was later used to justify U.S. interference in regional affairs. We may be seeing the development of a Canadian equivalent. The “Trudeau Doctrine” claims to support … Keep reading »

  • ‘Progressive’ Trudeau Government Attacks Venezuela

    With neoliberalism’s sights set on Venezuela, John Clarke examines the imperialism of a superficially progressive Canada. Keep reading »

  • A Short Guide for Canadian Anti-Imperialists on the Current Crisis in Venezuela

    With the Lima Group meeting in Ottawa, the news of the crisis in Venezuela has hit Canadian headlines. This short guide intends to provide some key talking points for progressives who might not be ready to comment on what is happening in Venezuela, but are critical of the interventionist stance of the Canadian government. Keep reading »

  • The Geopolitical Ecology of Empire’s Ally

    Jordy Cummings interviews Greg Albo and Jerome Klassen Jordy Cummings (JC): One of the overarching themes of Empire’s Ally in general,and your contribution in particular, is a questioning of the predominant thesis held by supporters and detractors of the Conservative government, that is to say, the idea that there was a qualitative shift in Canadian foreign … Keep reading »