Away from the clashes between police and protesters, looms a battle of a different sort – between Canadians trying to tax, regulate and rein in banks and financial institutions, and those who will do everything in their power to maintain the status quo. There is little appetite in Ottawa these days for brave new ideas. But we don’t have to look too far back for inspiration. In 1999, then Finance Minister Paul Martin was ahead of the rich world in proposing that the Group of... Read More
A Watchful Eye
Global Newsbeat covers and critiques world news, with an eye on human rights and wrongs. The brand new site by journalist and writer Kyle G. Brown steps onto a stage where fast-moving events and dodgy decisions often escape honest, probing analysis. This is where we take the time to ask: Why did they do that?
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Global Newsbeat features reports and documentaries by freelance journalist and pugilistic polemicist Kyle G. Brown. They have aired on Canadian, US and UK airwaves and appeared in newspapers and magazines. Feel free to email your comments, leads and ideas. Global Newsbeat is often on the move. Currently: PARIS, FRANCE.