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Our Man in London: The Scandal of the Donald Trump ‘Golden Showers’ Dossier

Donald Trump. By Michael Keefer During the past weeks and months, the US media have been agog over one revelation after another of supposed Kremlin skullduggery in tipping the US presidency—the rightful inheritance, needless to say, of Hillary Clinton—into the unsavoury lap of Donald Trump. Some critics have been ungrateful…
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Michael Keefer – Revolutionary Compassion Against Colonialism

Tom and his father Michael Keefer sit down to talk about the colonial situation in Palestine and Turtle Island and the letter that Michael is writing to Stephane Dion. Michael Keefer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph and has produced a number of texts bearing on Canada's role…
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A Canada Day meditation: Standing on guard for what, precisely?

By Michael Keefer | First published in The Canadian Charger (7 August 2009),   There was an Old Person of Tring Who when she was called on to sing Replied, “Ain’t it odd, I can never tell ‘God Save the Weasel’ from ‘Pop Goes the King’.” “Tring” sounds like a name…
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Noam Chomsky: Indigenous people “are the ones taking the lead in trying to protect all of us”

By Michael Keefer First published at the Two Row Times (5 November 2013): 8. Also published as “Noam Chomsky: Harper energy policies are destroying the environment 'as fast as possible'.” The Canadian Charger (5 November 2013). Noam Chomsky, the celebrated 85-year old American linguist, peace activist and social critic who…
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Israel and democracy: Reflections on the timing of Ontario’s Bill 202

Wynne and Netanyahu. By Michael Keefer The latest attempt of the Zionist lobby in Canada to shut down attempts to organize peaceful pressure against the state of Israel's systematic violations of international law came at what must have seemed an opportune moment. On May 17, the day that Bill 202,…
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