Owen Schalk

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Owen K. Schalk writes short stories, novels, political analyses, and essays on film and literature. He is a columnist at Canadian Dimension and has written for The Canada Files, People’s VoiceAlborada, and many other publications. His journalistic work covers a wide range of topics including Canada’s domestic and foreign policy, the imperialist and colonialist nature of the Canadian state, and Western imperialism in the Global South. Owen can be reached at owenkschalk@gmail.com.
The United States does the heavy lifting, but Canada provides consistent behind-the-scenes support to enable the plunder of Congo and other nations in the Global South. On October 14, 2004, a group of ten armed men took control of the city of Kilwa in the eastern Katanga province of the...