Friday is trash day in the world of political communications. It’s the day when you slip out stuff that is unpleasant in the hopes people will miss it.
If you can slide in another story, like say the completely unnecessary appointment of a finance minister who will have the job for a mere two . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Trash, Give-aways, and Conservative Policy #nlpoli
Every extractive capitalist economy needs a mechanism that allows corporate heavyweights to snuggle up with elected officials. In the US, there’s American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and if you haven’t yet been horrified by Bill Moyers’ piece on how ALEC essentially enables corporations to write state laws, you’re in for a treat.
Where I live, . . . → Read More: Boreal Citizen: Boreal greenwashing: Mill-town politics in Northern Ontario
Consider the latest failure of a lawsuit launched by the Greatest Legal Mind and Premier Ever in light of another case, Henley v. Cable Atlantic, a post that originally appeared in August 2006.
“Forgive us for believing NalCor, Premier,” about the Abitibi expropriation former Liberal leader Yvonne Jones pleads on Twitter, in the wake of . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Pattern Proved #nlpoli