Monthly Archives: January 2013

How an Islamophobic Meme Can Spread Like Wildfire Across the Internet

  World   AlterNet / By Sanam Naraghi Anderlini 365 COMMENTS Exhibit A in How an Islamophobic Meme Can Spread Like Wildfire Across the Internet The apparently fabricated story of a Saudi cleric issuing a fatwa condoning gang rapes in … Continue reading

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Placing #IdleNoMore in Historical Context

Placing #IdleNoMore in Historical Context Three decades of Indigenous resistance in Canada inform today's movement.  http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2013/01/04/IdleNoMore-Historical-Context/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=040113 By Glen Coulthard, Today, TheTyee.ca January 3 gathering at the UBC First Nations Longhouse in support of the Idle No More movement. Photo: D. Beers. Login/Register … Continue reading

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Debunking Blatchford and other anti-Native ideologues on Idle No More

Debunking Blatchford and other anti-Native ideologues on Idle No More By Harsha Walia http://rabble.ca/news/2012/12/debunking-blatchford-and-other-anti-native-ideo… |  Christie Blatchford seems to have a penchant for horse manure. In her vitriolic piece about Attawapiskat Cree Chief Theresa Spence, who is entering the twenty-first … Continue reading

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Canada’s new politics of discord could carry a heavy price

Canada’s new politics of discord could carry a heavy price http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorialopinion/article/1308380–canada-s-new-politics-of-discord-could-carry-a-heavy-price Published on Tuesday January 01, 2013 Share on twitterShare on facebook BARRIE MAGUIRE/NEWSART2012 in Canada was the year of "The Cleavage." Michael Valpy  59 Comments Call 2012 the year … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff: The use of artificial deadlines and phony crises to manipulate the public

The fiscal cliff deal 3 January 2013http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/03/pers-j03.html The bill passed by Congress averting tax increases and spending cuts dubbed the "fiscal cliff" sets the stage for a campaign by both parties and the US media for sweeping attacks on social … Continue reading

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CANADA’S DEATH CAMPS

MNN: CANADA’S DEATH CAMPS Posted on January 3, 2013 http://mohawknationnews.com/blog/2013/01/03/mnn-canadas-death-camps/ CANADA’S DEATH CAMPS  MNN.  Jan. 2, 2013.  The “Indian” reserves are concentration camps for Indigenous people, designed to breed hopelessness, suicides and eventually death. The world is seeing hunger striker … Continue reading

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