Monthly Archives: April 2014

Conservatives use “report” to say Middle class in Canada growing….but can we trust it?

Conservatives crow about a new study “reported by the New York Times” and “based on the well respected Luxembourg Study Database” that the middle class in Canada is more prosperous than that class in the USA.  But if you actually … Continue reading

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Thomas Piketty An Indictment of the Invisible Hand

An Indictment of the Invisible Hand Saturday, 19 April 2014 09:34By Jeffrey Madrick, Moyers & Company | News Analysis  http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/23178-an-indictment-of-the-invisible-hand   Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty via Harvard University PressThomas Piketty’s 700-page book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, has stunned both … Continue reading

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New Brunswick shines a light on the fragile state of women’s reproductive rights

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/new-brunswick-shines-a-light-on-the-fragile-state-of-womens-reproductive-rights/article18036986/ New Brunswick shines a light on the fragile state of women’s reproductive rights RACHAEL JOHNSTONE Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Apr. 16 2014, 9:22 AM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Apr. 16 2014, 9:25 AM EDT   Rachael Johnstone … Continue reading

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For all you settler types out there a view on your evil thought processes

For all you settler types out there a view on your evil thought processes The colonist makes history. His life is an epic, an odyssey. He is invested with the very beginning: ‘We made this land.’ He is the guarantor … Continue reading

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the True human cost of cell phones that Apple and Samsung don’t want you to see

PLease watch this  and then consider your life http://sharepowered.com/see-the-human-cost-of-your-iphone-and-it-will-shock-you/#  

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What’s with all this praise for Jim Flaherty’s record?

MAR 19, 2014 by PressProgress What’s with all this praise for Jim Flaherty’s record? http://www.pressprogress.ca/en/post/whats-all-praise-jim-flahertys-record Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter   EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was written and published on March 19, 2014, immediately after Jim Flaherty’s resignation. If you … Continue reading

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RIP people killed by Flaherty’s policies

RIP people killed by Flaherty’s policies April 11, 2014  http://www.socialist.ca/node/2227 Former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty died an early death at 64, causing the business community, the Tories and Liberals—but also NDP leader Tom Mulcair—to choke back tears. We mourn … Continue reading

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