The Disaffected Lib: Happy 420

It’s 4/20, or 420 or 4:20 a day of celebration in downtown Vancouver at the Vancouver Art Gallery and other centres such as Haight-Ashbury, Parliament Hill and Major Hill’s park in Ottawa.  It’s the day when people gather and celebrate marijuana and the cannabis culture.  They sell it, they buy it, they smoke it, they ...

Politics, Re-Spun: Vic Toews’ Prison Shock Doctrine Recipe

Closing prisons from the 19th century is surely a good idea, but I have no faith that the Conservative Party cares to replace them with anything progressive based on research from any time since the 19th century. So here’s a Canadian prison Shock Doctrine perfect storm: The Conservatives [Reform Party] want to spend billions on ...