Left Over: Have You Come a Long Way, Baby..?

Was Hydro One right to fire heckler involved in the FHRITP incident? Vancouver lawyer says Hydro was well within their rights to fire heckler By BC Almanac, CBC News Posted: May 13, 2015 10:30 PM PT Last Updated: May 13, 2015 10:30 PM PT This creep is all too representative of a corporate mindset that some ...

Political Eh-conomy: Austerity and the profitability puzzle: government gives profits a helping hand

This is the third and final post in what has become a three-part series on the puzzle of high profitability and low investment in the Canadian economy. In the first part, I looked at some data that shows the existence of the puzzle and explored a few of the factors that could be behind it. ...

Art Threat: Can I Touch It?

North Carolina based artist Endia Deal explores the relationships of minority women within the corporate space. Her most recent project, “Can I touch it?”, is a photo series depicting white women in their 40s or older with traditionally black hairstyles. The final results show women with cornrows, flat twists, fingerwaves and somewhat apprehensive faces. “I ...

Left Over: Target-ing The Canadian Market

6 U.S. retailers set to invade Canada’s malls   Still another article on CBC online  regarding the Americanization of the retail sector here, as if anyone even cared, anymore, besides the corporate brotherhood scavenging for whatever scraps are left after our manufacturing sector was ravaged and replaced by a tsunami of cheap imports from Asia..but how ...

DeSmogBlog: Is BP’s Attempted Climategate Strategy To Attack Scientists Ethical?

fish oil.jpg In late 2009, climate change deniers thought they had found the Holy Grail in terms of climate denial – a collection of more than 3,000 hacked emails that they took out of context to “prove” that scientists were lying about human-driven climate change. This so-called scandal became known as “Climategate.” And even though ...

Art Threat: New video of Michael D’Antuono’s art

Last month I posted an interview with Michael D’Antuono. A few days ago he sent me the above video, which is a beautifully narrated piece which outlines the background of his newest portrait series, Corporacy. An excellent watch.