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April 2006

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CANADA/NATIONAL
"Such an activity brings no honour to Canada and Canadians who may well ask why this session is being convened at all," writes TONY SEED.

Hillier also wanted to dispel perceptions of the Canadian military as a peaceable, humanitarian force in world affairs: "We are the Canadian Forces, and our job is to be able to kill people." JUSTIN PODUR & SONALI LOLHATKA

ATLANTIC CANADA
Michelin will add 75 non-union jobs in Waterville while closing an entire unionized plant of 1,100 workers in Kitchener pocketing over 100 million of public money

FIRST NATIONS
The people weren't frightened by Marshall's attempt to bully us with his bogus order. We've seen it all before. - KAHENTINETHA HORN

450 delegates from some 35 indigenous communities, representing more than 500,000 people across Venezuela, met for the Fifth National Congress of Indigenous Peoples, under the theme of "Self-determination of indigenous peoples and the socialism of the 21st century." JIM MCILROY & CORAL WYNTE

WORLD AFFAIRS
Against the Canada-U.S. blackmail and revenge against Palestinians
"We were born from the womb of resistance, we will protect resistance and the arm of resistance will not be touched"
The state of Israel, since its inception, has refused to define its borders.
OVER 200 people participated in the Second Annual Palestine Lives Conference organized by Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) at McMaster University in Hamilton
U.S. wants Security Council resolution allowing use of force. SIDDHARTH VARADARAJAN

The president has quietly initiated a series of talks on plans for Iran with a few key senators and members of the House of Representatives

Precision killing in Iraq The miracle of modern weaponry allows the US military to kill scores of Iraqis (and wound many more) during a routine day's work, made up of small skirmishes triggered by roadside bombs, sniper attacks and US foot patrols. MICHAEL SCHWARTZ

WATER - A PUBLIC RIGHT
World Water Forum, Mexico City, March 16-22, 2006
The Socially-Minded Alternative - ISTVAN OJEDA BELLO
"everything is for sale, and if you want to be part of the power structure, it's simple - just go along with the politics of selling everything." - JEFF CONANT
"We have learned a great deal with each new drought" BY SHUNPIKING
Inaugural Address to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification and Drought - Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz
In Hebron, 85 per cent of the water goes to 400 settlers, while the rest is left for 140,000 Palestinians
CULTURE & LIFE
International news in brief & comment. J.B. MOFFAT, Celtic League

NORTH STREET LITERARY REVIEW
Shunpiking books: Fictitious and not so Fictitious books that unriddle history, politics and ..

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