Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Neoliberal Arts: How college sold its soul to the market By William Deresiewicz

This is one of the best articles I have read recently that promotes the liberal arts and fights against the neoliberal/ corporate interpretative repertoires and practices that ensure the demise of the liberal arts. It is In Harper’s magazine and … Continue reading

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The market and the extinction industries

So the “free” market does it again. Once again people are losing their shorts because of “uncertainty” and now ‘panic” as the big market players take their money and go home. Is it not time that the world was taken … Continue reading

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Our past, present and future

 I think that a few of us are seeing through the current oligarchy and its democratic posturings. How do we react and try to make a better world? It has now been tried so many times before and each time … Continue reading

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Harper’s degradation of Canada

Reposting this as it is a fine piece on Harper’s paranoia and malfeasance http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/16/opinion/sunday/the-closing-of-the-canadian-mind.html?_r=0

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Cigarette-smoking done-flying selfish people

I saw a report on how a doofus flying a drone above a forest fire created an unsafe flying environment for the water bombers and other fire fighting planes. They had to be grounded so the flames continued to burn … Continue reading

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NDP want to waste money on recruiting more cops

So why do we need these new police? Remember Mulcair was a liberal in Quebec so he knows that the oligarchs like to feel protected. More cops mean more oppression of workers etc. It’s about serving and protecting the oligarchs … Continue reading

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Demonizing and penalizing the poor for appearances sake

Walking the streets of “downtown” Freddy the other day I noticed these bright green parking meters. As I do not take the local Irving propaganda rag nor listen to local news, I had no idea that this is Mayor Woodside … Continue reading

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