Politics and its Discontents: Guess Who Doesn’t Support Our Troops?

If you guessed Stephen Harper’s Conservative Party, you are correct. While dear leader and company pull out all of the rhetorical stops about supporting the troops when it serves their ideological purpose, they are decidedly niggard when it comes to helping them when they are no longer fodder in distant lands. The most recent insult ...

Politics and its Discontents: Contemporary Fascism: Harper Government Suppression Of Information Continues Unabated

In reviewing some of the traditional hallmarks of fascism, it is frightening to observe so many of them on the Canadian landscape, not the least of which is the Harper muzzling of federal scientists, who can no longer talk about their discoveries without government permission. Do these other characteristics of fascism look familiar? 1. Watch ...