Canada’s “Looting of Honduras”

“The Canadian government needs to act in a responsible manner and should stop giving legitimacy to the Honduran regime which has criminalized and killed many people in my country and has created a grave situation there. The Canadian government should remove all their companies, investments and financing from Honduras.” This was the plea of Berta […]

Bangladeshis Victims of Corporate Exploitation: Western companies responsible for deaths of garment workers

By Asad Ismi In April 2013, the Rana Plaza building collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1,129 garment workers and injuring more than 2,500. The building contained four garment factories. This was the worst industrial disaster in Bangladesh’s history, and the worst in the garment sector’s history. As of late January, workers and their families were […]

The Latin American Revolution (Part 8): Former Guerrilla Fighter Rousseff Elected President of Brazil: New President Pledges to Continue Lula’s Progressive Policies

By Asad Ismi Brazilians elected Dilma Rousseff the country’s first woman President on October 31. Rousseff, 63, was the Chief of Staff of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the very popular incumbent President and leader of the social democratic Workers’ Party, who had been in power since 2003. Having been elected twice (the legal limit […]