Yves Engler has been described as “Canada’s version of Noam Chomsky” (Georgia Straight), “one of the most important voices on the Canadian Left today
Yves Engler is a Montreal writer and political activist. In addition to ten published books, Engler’s writings have appeared in the alternative press and in mainstream publications such as The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen and Ecologist. Host Sylvia Richardson interviews Yves on his newest book, “Left, Right Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada” , they speak about the need to go beyond traditional leftist political parties and left leaning groups such as labor as the left is supposed to be opposed to colonialism and at least skeptical of nationalism.
However, Left, Right shows that, for decades now, this hasn’t been the case in Canada.
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