Steven Staples’ among rabble.ca’s top stories for 2011

Steven Staples’ article on the proposed Canada-U.S. border deal was named one of the top stories of rabble.ca’s news and features.

“It was a profoundly eventful year,” said rabble.ca editor Cathryn Atkinson in her introduction to the list of top-stories for 2011. The stories were chosen from 400 original pieces published in the news and features section of rabble.ca this year. Other writers on the list included Jasmine Rezaee, Yves Engler, Donald Gutstein, Libby Davies, Judy Rebick, Jim Stanford, and others.

rabble.ca is a an online, progressive news site that was founded in 2001.

From rabble.ca:

Will Canada be trapped inside Fortress North America?

Steve Staples writes about the security perimeter talks between the Harper government and the Obama administration, in theory aimed at easing border trade but which will also leave Canada sacrificing its ability to have an independent security policy — and trapped inside a U.S.-dominated continental fortress. It was signed at the end of 2011.

Read more: http://rabble.ca/news/2011/03/will-canada-be-trapped-inside-fortress-north-america

 

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