Will the new tax breaks for the Canadian media have the same standards as the Canada Summer Jobs Program?

By Jonathon Van Maren After several years of consistent lobbying, the Canadian mainstream press has finally managed to persuade the Trudeau government to give their failing industry precisely what they desperately wanted: A bailout. And not just any bailout, either: A bailout of $595 million, which, if you’re counting the cash that our government gives to…

Noam Chomsky and the anti-porn Left

By Jonathon Van Maren Anti-porn activists often face this accusation: You’re right-wing prudes. You just hate sex. But what many fail to realize is that there have been many left-wing thinkers—even far left-wing thinkers—who saw porn for precisely what it is: Exploitation, dehumanization, and victimization. They are intellectuals who, regardless of how much and how often I disagree…

Forced abortion, sterilization, and family breakup are among Canada’s worst crimes against First Nations peoples

By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this month, the Globe and Mail drew attention to a little-known but brutal part of Canada’s past: The eugenics-inspired attempts to abort First Nations babies and sterilize indigenous women. In some cases, indigenous women were even told that if they aborted the baby in their womb, they would increase their…

Porn use hasn’t decreased sexual violence. It has normalized sexual violence.

By Jonathon Van Maren November 23, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A long-form article in the most recent issue of Politico has been attracting a lot of discussion in conservative circles over the past several weeks. Titled “How the GOP Gave Up on Porn,” journalist Tim Allen posits the thesis that conservatives—or at least, conservative politicians—have essentially…

Kenyan authorities order Marie Stopes to stop providing illegal abortions

By Jonathon Van Maen Last month, I reviewed Nigerian pro-life activist Obianuju Ekeocha’s powerful new documentary Strings Attached, which details how population control activists are utilizing foreign aid to wage war on the fertility of African women. One organization that Ekeocha spends a good portion of her film exposing is the UK-based abortion provider Marie…