Here in BC, we appreciate any and all support for this issue..but where is the rest of the country on all the damage this MonsterCon has caused? They can’t all be the drooling knuckle-draggers of Ford Nation, but I have to wonder if it isn’t already too late…the people of Canada, in general, . . . → Read More: Left Over: Dirty Oil Wars…..This is Just the Beginning
Some thoughts as we countdown to the reboot of Occupy Vancouver at 615pm tomorrow night at Grandview Park. Come join us with your ideas:
Mine are all about seeking equality and justice: economically, socially, politically and environmentally. Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals is an inspiring classic. Some agree with it, some disagree. Some paint . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: Occupy Vancouver Reboots Tomorrow: A Primer
America hasn’t really declined. America simply went global and, in the process, turned its back on working-class Americans, blue and white collar. A globalized America is an America of the 1%. The rest who still believe are suckers.
That’s the premise of a fine essay in Politico by Sean Starrs, a PhD student at . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: A Must Read – Why America Is Not in Decline, Except at Home.
Russell Brand’s Epic Interview With BBC’s Jeremy Paxman Just Might Start A Revolution (VIDEO) The Huffington Post | By Ryan GrenoblePosted: 10/25/2013 4:11 pm EDT
Many have seen Russel Brand’s remarkable interview with Jeremy Paxman, either on TV or YouTube..if not please go to the HuffPo article cited here and see it..the best ten minutes . . . → Read More: Left Over: The Revolution will Start, With or Without Me….
The new iconic photo of post-crash Detroit. Listen, can you hear the footsteps of Robocop?
We can’t really blame just the Red Wings. We have to blame the Tigers and the Lions too, but really the 1% who own them.
Detroit is bankrupt. Services will be privatized to privateer leeches. Human beings will . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: The Red Wings Fiddle While Detroit Burns
$3.85 billion in profit is just not enough. Union busting and global greed now!
Gratitude, then and now. It used to include a t-shirt and more, for all employees around the world. Now, union busting.
The best part of the Teamster Local 213 rally in Richmond on Saturday was the humanity: the . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: It’s 12 O’Clock, Have You Boycotted IKEA Yet Today?
And it’s just them, from a new Forum Research poll for the Globe & Mail, Canadians in general oppose privatizing the CBC by a 2:1 margin, and it is a majority (51%) who are decided against, versus only 25% who are for it. That’s the good news, and it is pretty good news considering that . . . → Read More: Autonomy For All: The Canadian 1% Want To Privatize the CBC
Last year this Conservative government collected $424,418,000 in taxes to pay for carbon emissions.
That same year Canadians used 38,208,346,000 litres of gasoline.
Doing the quick math, Canadians paid 1.1¢ or $0.011 for every litre of gas they consumed in 2011.
Now Canadians weren’t taxed at the pump, though it would have been far . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Canada Already Has A 1¢ Carbon Tax
Today is the first cool and rainy day in quite a while, so I’ll be spending the morning the way other “radicals” the world over are, in the kitchen and the garden reclaiming democracy and occupying the food supply. I’ll be cooking up strawberry & rhubarb jam with organic local fruit, and possibly making jelly . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: A Radical Monday Morning
Just in time for Easter: Hallelujah Corporations: