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About flexosaurus

I am an anthropologist and Associate Professor who loves to play guitar and comment on social injustice in whatever form it may take

Canada is just as racist as the USA

This needs to be said: Canada has as many nasty racists as the USA. Racism in Canada can be overt, just go online and look at some of the so-called pro-democracy “everyone should be treated the same” sites that denigrate … Continue reading

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Near-miss air-accidents at airports

Just heard that two AC jets clipped and sheared off their wings at Pearson. So my near-miss experience in Edmonton, the SF near miss and now this. Are AC pilots being pushed too hard? Do you think there is a … Continue reading

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This Is How Big Oil Will Die

An interesting article, I hope these predictions come true. https://shift.newco.co/amp/p/38b843bd4fe0

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Injunctions, RCMP deployment “classic pacification”: Professor

This is a very useful article. It points how the colonial powers continue to work to destroy Indigenous life. http://theindependent.ca/2017/08/03/injunctions-rcmp-deployment-classic-pacification-professor/

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The Fab Tour de France 2017 edition review

It has been a great Tour de France this year despite all the great riders out with injury. The course was fabulous although I think the riders would say one stage was really too dangerous. Froome is a monster and … Continue reading

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Thinking Dangerously: The Role of Higher Education in Authoritarian times

This is a fantastic article Henry A. Giroux | Thinking Dangerously: The Role of Higher Education in Authoritarian Times http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/41058-thinking-dangerously-the-role-of-higher-education-in-authoritarian-times

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Trudeau II: Mr. Shameless

Trudeau II, Mr. All-Image, Hey Look this way not that, is repulsive. He attend gay pride parades while sell weapons systems to a country that executes queer people. He walks in and out of an Indigenous protest teepee while fighting … Continue reading

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