This Week on GR
March 4, 2021
Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s Home Edition, recorded on the dates, February 28th and March 1st, 2021
he last day of February marks a dark anniversary for the people of
Haiti. In the wee hours of February 29th, 2004 a crime was committed
against the nation; a usurping of the will of the people, and
undermining of its future democracy.
On that balmy tropical night
commandos from a tripartite coalition of nations, all officially friends
of Haiti, would penetrate the Presidential Palace in Port au Prince,
kidnap head of state, Jean-Bertrand Aristide and spirit him away across
Yves Engler is a Montréal-based activist, prolific essayist, and
author whose book titles include: ‘Left, Right — Marching to the Beat of
Imperial Canada’, ‘A Propaganda System — How Government, Corporations,
Media and Academia Sell War and Exploitation’, and his latest, ‘House of
Mirrors — Justin Trudeau’s Foreign Policy’.
Engler’s articles appear at
Ricochet, The Palestine Chronicle, and GorillaRadioBlog.Blogspot.com
among other places, and at his site, YvesEngler.com
where I found his latest, ‘Haitian official stashes wealth in Montréal’.
Yves is too a co-founding member of the Canadian Foreign Policy
Institute which is marking the death of Haitian democracy with an online
discussion of the documentary film, Haiti Betrayed
, “a powerful indictment of Canada’s role in the 2004 coup and subsequent policy in the country.”
Yves Engler in the first half.
And; nearing the half-way point of the first 100 days of the Biden
administration the new president has wielded the immediate, if
transitory, authority of Executive Orders with abandon; issuing more
than 50 edicts, nearly half being repudiations of his predecessor’s
policies. Biden recently waved off criticism of the unilateral nature of
his early days in office saying, “I’m not making new law; I’m eliminating bad policy.”
He would also no doubt deny unraveling Mr. Trump’s legacy has anything
to do with bad blood, or revenging the particularly nasty personal
attacks against him and his family during the presidential campaign.
is a journalist and author who serves too as Managing Editor of CovertAction Magazine
He’s the author of four books on U.S. foreign policy, including:
‘Obama’s Unending Wars’, and ‘The Russians Are Coming, Again’
co-authored with John Marciano.
His latest at CovertAction is the fifth installment in the series,
‘Biden’s Foreign Policy History and What it Portends for his
Presidency’, ‘Escalating the new Cold War with Russia via Ukraine:
Biden’s Unprincipled Stands Involving Covert Operations, Blackmail,
Corruption, Nepotism and State Terrorism’.
Jeremy Kuzmarov and scratching the tender underbelly of long-time
Washington swamp denizen, Joe Biden in the second half.
But first, Yves Engler and chronicling Canada’s role in the Haiti’s betrayal.