Canadian Political Left Disappearing
NDP Slides to the Right
By Yves Engler; September 18th, 2012 – Dissident Voice
Last Tuesday the Appeal of Conscience Foundation announced that Stephen Harper would receive its world statesman of the year award. Former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger will present the prize at the end of the month.
That another pro-Israel US group has chosen to honour Harper for being “a champion of democracy, freedom and human rights” should come as little surprise. But the lack of critical Canadian response is much more disturbing.
Despite a laundry list of international misdeeds, the limited critical