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  • Where is Palestine?Reuel S. Amdur
    July 3, 2013

    On May 15, the blog "Window into Palestine" carried a story about a Palestinian-Canadian who found a strange government form on the internet. The Canadian Adult Simplified Renewal Passport Application asked place of birth, and the answer was to be chosen from a drop-down menu. For Palestinians born in the West Bank, the entry was "West Bank of Jordan-Jordan."

  • Baird complicit in land theft?Reuel S. Amdur
    July 3, 2013

    Was John Baird's meeting with Israeli cabinet member Tzipi Livni in East Jerusalem on April 9 just a simple mistake? Thomas Woodley, president of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, does not think so.

  • Distinguished Arab Canadians FetedReuel S. Amdur
    July 3, 2013

    Algerian Ambassador Smail Benamara played a central role in the organizing of the Arab Ambassadors' Awards Gala Dinner on June 17, to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding Arab Canadians. It was an event carried out almost without any note of controversy-but more about that later.

  • Harper advocates for religious freedom?Reuel S. Amdur
    July 24, 2013

    I recently had an article about the persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Burma published in the Seventh Day Adventist magazine Liberty. The editor tacked a note at the bottom of the article noting that the Canadian government has recently created an Office of Religious Freedom. He thought that that Office might want to pursue the matter.

  • Recovery, not cureReuel S. Amdur
    July 24, 2013

    In 1937, Albert Deutsch published Mental Illness in America, a history of the condition and its treatment. He noted that at the turn of the last century the mental health landscape was shaped by what he called the cult of cure. One institution after another boasted large numbers of cured patients. The cures were, of course, illusory. Cure is no longer the goal of treatment of mental illness.

  • The lessons from a resignationReuel S. Amdur
    July 24, 2013

    Brent Rathgeber's resignation from the Tory caucus raises several issues. What does it mean for Harper's firm control over everything? What are the implications of what Rathgeber said about the Prime Minister's Office and the Duffy affair? And is control by party leaders in general too tight on caucus?

  • The case against FrackingReuel S. Amdur
    August 9, 2013

    "Fifteen years ago I witnessed a massive boiling, exploding ball of gas that had just leveled a building, killing 11 people, most of them teenagers. I thought I had learned how dangerous natural gas can be. I was wrong." Those were the introductory words by Jennifer Burke, from a sermon recently delivered at Ottawa's First Unitarian Congregation. In university, she studied biology and ecology, and she has lived in places where fracking is going on.

  • Fighting terrorism, the Harper wayReuel S. Amdur
    August 24, 2013

    Last May, Tory MP Devinder Shorey introduced a private member's bill, C-425. It is now before the House. There are three elements in the bill.

  • Gander is part of the US rendition expressReuel S. Amdur
    August 24, 2013

    Gander has been a way-station for CIA rendition flights secretly headed for Guantánamo and to overseas destinations. British academics from Kent and Kingston Universities have put together a detailed account of flights, identifying the specific airplanes used, their trajectories, names of companies involved (in many cases shell companies belonging to the CIA), dates of departure from Gander and return, starting points, and destinations.

  • Canada's place in the worldReuel S. Amdur
    August 25, 2013

    There is a continuing on-and-off controversy about Canada's sometimes plan to purchase a fleet of F35 fighter jets.

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