Roger Annis

Roger Annis is a retired aerospace worker in Vancouver BC. He writes regularly for Counterpunch and compiles his writings on a ‘A Socialist in Canada’. He is an editor of the website The New Cold War: Ukraine and beyond. He can be reached at

The Limits of the Political Vision of the Authors of the Leap Manifesto

Welcome to The Anthropocene, are Environmentalists Equipped to Respond?

Western Media Propaganda Threatens Peace and Prolongs the Deadly Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

In Northern Syria, Turkey Opens New Front in its War Against the Kurds

Human Rights Accomplices to Human Rights Violations in Eastern Ukraine

Western Media Responds to Latest Ukrainian Sabotage of Crimea

A Confusing and Misleading Human Rights Report by UN Observers in Ukraine

Canada’s Liberal Gov’t Joins NATO’s War Escalation

City at the Heart of the Alberta Tar Sands Burning to the Ground

Climate Change Emergency Shakes Canada’s Corporate Establishment

Ceasefire is an Opportunity for Syria and for the World

Syria Ceasefire a Triumph

What Does Canada’s Opening to Dialogue with Russia Signal?

World’s Climate Threatened by Greed and Militarism, Official Canada Remains Part of the Problem, Not Solution

Canada’s Largest Newspaper Opens 2016 With a Biased Salvo Against Russia

Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today

New Canadian Government Breaks Promise of Pension Improvements

Ukraine and NATO Threats Against Russia Continue

Canada’s New Climate-Denying National Government

State of Emergency in Crimea

Canadian Voters Step Sideways, Not Forward, in Ousting Conservative Government

The Countdown to the Election in Canada

Ukraine Threatened by Government Negligence Over Polio

The Canadian Election and the Global Climate Crisis

Latest Censorship Move by Kyiv Bans 41 Journalists from Ukraine

Another Flawed and Biased Report on Ukraine by the UN Human Rights Office

Canada’s Web of Lies Over Syrian Refugee Crisis

Deadly Cheering for War in Ukraine by Western Press

Rumour Mongering Surrounds MH17 Investigation as NATO War Games Barrel Ahead in Eastern Europe

Ukrainians are Voting With Their Feet Against War and Economic Disaster

Well-Known Canadian Journalist Visits Ukraine and Praises Neo-Nazis

The Murder of Journalist Oles Buzina in Ukraine

The Red Cross’ Record of Failed Earthquake Aid in Haiti

Amnesty International Ukraine War Crimes Report Fails the Test

Wars and Displaced Persons Camps in Ukraine and in Haiti

Widespread Use of Torture by Ukrainian Army and Security Services

In the War Zone of Eastern Ukraine

A Pro-Ukraine Television Channel in Crimea

Canada’s Political Mainstream Backs War in Ukraine

Extolling Ukraine’s Extreme-Right

Toronto Star Supports the Perpetrators of War Crimes in Ukraine

New Ceasefire in Ukraine?

Haiti, Cholera and the UN

Canada’s Drift Toward Authoritarian Rule

Oil on the Tracks

Canada’s Petro-Government

Tens of Thousands Walk for Sovereignty and Justicd for Canada’s First Nations

Thousands March in Montreal Against Proposed ‘Charter of Quebec Values’

New Oil-by-Train Dangers Exposed in Canada

Climate Change and Social Change