If Lula can call for peace in Ukraine, why not Canada's left?
Date Written: 2023-04-22
Publisher: Canadian Dimension
Year Published: 2023
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX24860
Progressive governments are rejecting pleas to send more weapons to Ukraine. Canada should follow suit and push for peace talks.
The Canadian left has mostly shied away from openly criticizing the strategy of sending offensive military aid to Ukraine, which has resulted in a boom in the global arms trade. Even fewer leftists have pointed to Canada's support for NATO expansion as a contributing factor that made war in Eastern Europe more, rather than less, likely.