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The Russians are coming

Monday, 15 April 2019, 3:29 pm | Jim Miles

Once again Canada's Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, jumps on the anti-Russia bandwagon, mimicking the rhetoric stemming from Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential run and the fabrications of the DNC, the FBI, CIA, Christopher Steele, and a whole ... More >>

Review: The End of the Myth

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 3:48 pm | Jim Miles

Much of current political news swirls around President Trump and his persistent and somewhat pathological prevarications about the Mexico-U.S. border and the need to build a border wall. While Greg Grandin’s The End of the Myth leads up to this ... More >>

Shadow Wars - The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:39 am | Jim Miles

Written in response to the ‘Arab Spring’ initiated in Tunisia in 2011, Shadow Wars - The Secret Struggle for the Middle East, is a powerful indictment of the western neoliberal economic/political order. Christopher Davidson has gathered a huge amount ... More >>

Review - The Plot to Attack Iran

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 9:52 am | Jim Miles

The Plot to Attack Iran - How the CIA and the Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Iran. Dan Kovalik. Skyhorse Publishing, New York, 2018. More >>

Palestine - A Four Thousand Year History. Nur Masalha

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 3:31 pm | Jim Miles

The Israeli narrative of a nation/state returning to its homeland after a fifteen hundred year exile requires ongoing deft work by the David Ben-Gurion initiated Governmental Names Committee (Va’adat Hashemot Hamimshaltit, 1949). The Hebraization of Palestine ... More >>

Jim Miles: Canada and Huawei; Canada and Venezuela

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 2:12 pm | Jim Miles

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested at Vancouver International airport in December by Canadian authorities at the request of the U.S. government. Canada at first maintained a position of not wanting to make the case “political” and to ... More >>

How the US Creates “Sh*thole” Countries

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:55 am | Jim Miles

Whether you consider yourself already well educated on the U.S. empire or are looking for a starting place, “How the US Creates “Sh*thole” Countries” is a strong read. Cynthia McKinney has gathered together a series of essays examining features ... More >>

Canada’s “Sunny ways”: $60,000 per Yemeni death

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 5:26 pm | Jim Miles

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who declared “sunny ways” were back after the last election, continues to waffle on what is to be done about the Khashoggi killing in Turkey by the Saudi Arabians. The problem is being “investigated” ... More >>

Commentary: Canada doubles down on double standards

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:37 pm | Jim Miles

Canada recently has been doubling down on two areas of global concern, highlighting its ongoing governmental rhetorical double standards. More >>

The Doomsday Machine - Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 6:47 pm | Jim Miles

The Doomsday Machine - Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. Daniel Ellsberg. Bloomsbury, NY et al. 2017. More >>

Commentary - which way you goin’, Israel?

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 1:31 pm | Jim Miles

Yesterday I read a comment under an article on Israel on the website Russia Insider describing actions around Israel’s intrusion and military action into Syrian airspace. The comment read, paraphrased, nuke the Israeli terrorists and give the land back ... More >>

Miles Report No. 81 – Québec mosque attack

Friday, 3 February 2017, 3:46 pm | Jim Miles

I was deeply saddened upon hearing the news about the murder of six people in a mosque in St Foy, Québec yesterday. While these kinds of killings are commonplace in the U.S., and the killings in other areas of the world greatly outnumber this relatively ... More >>

Rosemary Barton, war crimes, and the liberation of Aleppo

Friday, 16 December 2016, 12:45 pm | Jim Miles

It continues to amaze me - although I know it shouldn’t because of its repetitious nature - but the mainstream media (MSM) content of Canada’s CBC as represented by Rosemary Barton on Power and Politics is a combination of double standards, misinformation, ... More >>

A Propaganda System - Book review by Jim Miles

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 3:24 pm | Jim Miles

A Propaganda System - How Canada’s government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation. Yves Engler. RED/Fernwood Publishing, Canada. 2016. Book review by Jim Miles More >>

The dogs not barking: Netanyahu and Harper muzzled

Friday, 9 October 2015, 12:04 pm | Jim Miles

Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." Gregory: "The dog did nothing in the night-time." Holmes: "That was the curious incident." More >>

It’s not hockey we’re playing against Russia

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:31 pm | Jim Miles

Watching the news off and on throughout the day provides a glimpse of the spin that the mainstream media (MSM - mainly CBC) put on the situation in Ukraine. More >>

The Dispensable Nation - American Foreign Policy in Retreat

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:52 am | Jim Miles

I chose to read this book for two reasons: first, the curiosity of the title by an author of Iranian descent; and secondly because the author, Vali Nasr, has had by his account some significant contact with the U.S. government establishment. More >>

The Rise of Islamic State - ISIS & the New Sunni Revolution

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 1:09 pm | Jim Miles

When observed from the mainstream media perspective, the rise of ISIS was an apparent ‘out of nowhere’ phenomenon. It only found prominence when they approached Irbil, the Kurdish ‘oil’ city where western companies manoevered for resource control. ... More >>

Canada leaps into the empire of chaos

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 5:16 pm | Jim Miles

Canada has always been a part of U.S. imperial ambitions, in spite of our pretensions otherwise. Locked in as we are to the U.S. economy and our dollar only relevant in comparison to the US$, up until the Harper regime Canada was able to maintain that ... More >>

Pay Any Price - Greed, Power and Endless War - Book Review

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 7:03 pm | Jim Miles

Following the events in Paris at Hebdo Charlie and the accompanying media frenzy concerning freedom of expression and freedom of the press, James Risen’s recent book Pay Any Price becomes, ironically, even more important than its original intention ... More >>



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