It’s a Poor Sort of Memory that Only Works Backwards

First editionby Johan Grimonprez, Catherine Bernard, Slavoj Zizek, Benoit Detalle, Asad IsmiHardcover, 352 Pages, Published 2011 by Hatje CantzISBN-13: 978-3-7757-3130-0, ISBN: 3-7757-31

“Toxic Bob” Wastes Burma: Forced Labour and Pollution Rampant at Canadian-Owned Mine

By Asad Ismi According to a recent report, Ivanhoe Mines Ltd., a Canadian company owned by Robert Friedland, is “raping the environment” and using forced labour in Burma. Ivanhoe operates the US$90 million Monywa copper mine, Burma’s largest mining investment, in a 50-50 partnership with the Burmese military dictatorship (known as the State Peace and […]

Arming A Genocidal Force: Canadian Military Exports to Indonesia, 1979-1999

By Asad Ismi As the Indonesian army and its militias set fire to Dili and killed thousands of East Timorese in September 1999, the Canadian government refused to stop the export of military goods to Indonesia. This at a time when even the United States, Jakarta’s main backer, had suspended military sales to Indonesia, as […]

Swords into Ploughshares:

A “Home Front” Anthology (1st Edition) by Sandra (Editor). Gurvis, Kali Tal, Denise Levertov, Karen Jay Fowler, Jmes Kunen, Marylin Singer, Toni Cade Bambara, Jemela Mwelu, Patti Davis, Alice Lynd, Jeff Doyle, Robert Buzzanco, Asad Ismi, Daniel M. Duffy, Jeffrey Grey Paperback, 177 Pages, Published 1988, sold by 17 booksellers