Monthly Archives: March 2014

Major attack on Academic Freedom and Unions in Michigan

http://academeblog.org/2014/03/28/major-attack-on-academic-freedom-in-michigan/ MAJOR ATTACK ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN MICHIGAN Posted by martinkich in AAUP, academic freedom, American Association of University Professors, collective bargaining, corporate influence, faculty, legislation, unionsMarch 28, 2014 In the Michigan Senate, the Appropriations Higher Education Subcommittee included in its budget proposal a penalty against any public college or … Continue reading

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The CBC still casts doubts on climate change

Here is a perfect example of how mainstream media continue to deny climate change is real and dangerous. This excerpt is taken from the CBC onlinehttp://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/give-geoengineering-a-chance-to-fix-climate-change-david-keith-1.2586882 “There may indeed be broad agreement among scientists that climate change is happening, that … Continue reading

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Conservative Party lies in Canada

 lovely link that illustrates Conservative Party lies in Canada     

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The Conservatives and Kijjii

So the Conservatives use Kijjii to figure out labour force stats and ignore the opposing view of professional economists and when they are called on it. Then Kenney, in defending the use of Kijjjii, says well that is the case … Continue reading

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Are You An Anarchist? The Answer May Surprise You!

Title: Are You An Anarchist? The Answer May Surprise You! Author(s): David Graeber Topics: introductory Source: nymaa.org Downloads:       David Graeber Are You An Anarchist? The Answer May Surprise You! http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/david-graeber-are-you-an-anarchist-the-answer-may-surprise-you Chances are you have already heard something about who anarchists are and what they … Continue reading

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Why, unfortunately, the NDP are shooting themselves in the foot

Murray Dobbin, I think, has a good read on what is wrong with Canadian social democracy. (I don’t believe that there is a social democracy in Canada but, rather an oligarchy.) Nonetheless, Dobbin maintains that the Left’s accommodation with capitalism … Continue reading

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The securitization of the democratic right to protest

If you look how local police forces and regional police forces in Canada are now bulking up with the purchases of new generation crowd control vehicles and paramilitary gear you can see that these purchases are about the fear the … Continue reading

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