Monthly Archives: July 2015

The new Harper judiciary: we are screwed

Watching all these right wing judges Harper has put in place is really disappointing but to be expected. Here is the opinion of one of the newest ones: On gay marriage, Justice Miller’s main themes come together – that government … Continue reading

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Harper rewards Corporations through new duty-to-consult taxes etc. Not what this was meant for…

https://ricochet.media/en/464/federal-budget-could-mark-end-of-duty-to-consult-with-first-nations Federal budget could mark end of duty to consult with First Nations Consultation dollars will now flow through mining corporations Tens of millions in dollars for consultation processes on Aboriginal lands made it into the recently tabled federal budget, … Continue reading

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Why Harper’s UCCB benefit is complete bullshit

Thanks Joe for pointing out how much bullshit the new Harper Child Credits are. After all is said an done it is only worth $13.18. The terrible thing is a lot of Cdns will think that Harper gave them something … Continue reading

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The punishment for “free” trade for all those who support it

All these conservative and liberal politicians who have negotiated all the “free’ trade agreements including the coming TTP should all be forced to work for 10 years in the sweat shops that “free”trade has created around the world. If not … Continue reading

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Why Liberal arts is the future of work

EDUCATION LAB Liberal arts is the future of work, so why is Canada pushing ‘job-ready’ skills? DAVID HELFAND Special to The Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/education-lab/as-canada-pushes-job-ready-skills-the-rest-of-the-world-embraces-liberal-arts/article18492798/ Published Monday, May 12, 2014 7:00AM EDT Last updated Monday, May 12, 2014 10:16AM EDT … Continue reading

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The History of the facist exceptionalism that is ruining the world and killing under the guise of democracy

Published on July 3, 2015 Comment 1 Are we the fascists now? OffGuardian by John Pilger The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our … Continue reading

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Why we need higher taxes

We need taxes raised across the board. All of this austerity, deficit killing, low taxes, small gov’t and big gov’t is just a pork barrel is just a screen for the wealthy to take a greater share of the pie. … Continue reading

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