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Banning Short-Range Nuclear-Capable Missiles from South Asia

India and Pakistan possess short-range ballistic missiles which are capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads. Pakistan’s short range cruise missiles are also capable of carrying nuclear warheads. In addition, Pakistan has also developed a 60km range tactical nuclear weapon (TNW) called the Nasr. Such developments pose a threat to regional stability in the South Asian periphery. As these …

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Opposing Putin’s War on the Environment

Since Vladimir Putin became director of the Federal Security Service (FSB) on July 25, 1998, politics in Russia has been shaped by conflict over environmental policy. The political “opposition” in Russia has lacked coherent principled policy, especially concerning respect for human rights. Indeed, it has been dominated by voices even more anti-democratic than Putin, such as Communist and ultra-nationalist parties. …

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The Canada Syndrome, a Captivating Mass Psychosis

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” Although appealing as a rhetorical call to action, this well-known aphorism on acquiescence hides the muchmore disturbing reality that “good” people are sometimes very directly involved in helping carry out atrocious travesties of jus-tice. In fact, institutionalised programs of systemic violence, abuse and exploitation can …

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Want to Rebuild the Left? Take Socialism Seriously

As the sun set on the Occupy Seattle encampment in December 2011, the question “What next?” hung in the air, as it did over Zuccotti Park in New York City. The tents were gone, our spirits were dampened, but an awakened sense of empowerment prevailed. The movement had given voice to a widespread fury at big business and a recognition …

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Sanders, American Socialism and the Legacy of the Occupy Movement

Four out of 10 people who went to participate in the Iowa Democratic Caucus told pollsters at the door that they identified themselves as socialists. It was perhaps this segment that gave Bernie Sanders, running for the Democratic Party nomination for President, a boost. The final result from Iowa was virtually a tie between Sanders and Hillary Clinton, who represents …

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Nepean, Rideau & Osgoode Community Resource Centre Ignores Eldery Woman’s Rights

An ill-treated elderly woman’s cry for help goes igorned by a social service agency in Canada’s capital. Neglected by her husband, she was also barred from meeting her own son by this same husband. Although responsible social workers were informed surprisingly no proper action was taken towards the matter. Elderly woman abused and mistreated The woman, Ms. Dezrin Carby-Samuels living …

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Autoportal – Everything about cars

When people come together for the joy of something, it reflects in everything they do. One cannot help but admire the spirits of the people behind Auto Portal, a comprehensive site for information on cars in India. The team behind the venture describes themselves as a group of car buffs, whose only passion is to offer you up to date …

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Dating: Top 7 Xmeeting.com Casual Tips for Ladies – Xcheaters-Reviews.com

(Xcheaters-Reviews.com) – If you’re not ready for a serious relationship, you might be considering the option of casual dating. Here are seven Xmeeting.com tips that will prepare you for the experience and that will help you to avoid any pitfalls along the way. 1) Finding the right guy Finding the right guy for a no-strings-attached liaison is a ticklish business. …

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Xmeeting.com: Top 6 Dating Mistakes Ottawa Men Make

The first few dates with a new lady-friend are make-or-break occasions. If your lady-friend finds you off-putting at this stage, she’s likely to break things off before they ever get started. The problem is, you’re a bit nervous. You know you’re being evaluated and even some of the things you might be doing in the hope of impressing might fall …

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Xmeeting.com: 7 types of men women avoid

(Singles-Ottawa.com Reviews) — In today’s fast moving world, every man wants to date the most gorgeous women around, but most often, guys tend to make some common mistakes, which in turn make them not-so-attractive. So, we have compiled a list of 7 types of men women avoid, so that you can check if you fall in any of those categories. …

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