If front-running Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump captures the White House in November, Americans are welcome to escape to Cape Breton Island. A new website, “Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins,” encourages Americans to seriously consider … . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Cape Breton Ready To Welcome Americans Nervous About Donald Trump Presidency
Monday, March 16, 2015
An RCMP memo blasting Canadian environmentalists, including West Coast, as part of a harmful “anti-Canadian petroleum movement,” does not make Canadians safer. The blatant bias of the memo undermines “the principle of legitimacy” – the idea that fair, credible law enforcement agencies can increase compliance with the law. . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Does RCMP anti-environmentalist rhetoric make us safer?
The Canadian chapter of the Jewish Defence League is set to open a Montreal office dedicated to delivering the 2015 federal election to Stephen Harper.
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RCMP and CSIS treat peaceful protest actions and questioning the Harper Government as ‘forms of attack’, label activists involved “national security threats”, documents reveal. By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 22, 2013: The Harper Government is intensifying its attacks on environmental and other activist movements in Canada, according to documents released under freedom . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canada’s Environmental Activists “Threat To National Security”: Harper Government
The Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Christ Lewis, has taken to YouTube to silence self-righteous racists who are urging the Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to apply force against the Idle No More movement’s peaceful protest actions. Only last week, an extremist Ontario Superior Court judge slammed the OPP for not . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Idle No More protests “have the ability to paralyze” Canada: Ontario Provincial Police Chief
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan 15, 2013: Ontario Superior Court Justice Harriet Sachs says police behaviour during the Toronto G20 protests had “the eerie overtones of the worst sort of abuse orchestrated by fascist states.” She passed the harsh verdict while ruling on the case of Eva Marie Botten, an activist whose . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Of Toronto G20 protests and “abuse orchestrated by fascist states”
Part three of the underlooked Stephen Harper quotes from the leaked documents.Part one and two here.
Neo-nazis and right-wing extremists. He [Stephen Harper] likens the current anti-racism climate to medieval hysteria over witch-craft. ‘We’re talking about fighting unseen enemies,’ he says. ‘It’s getting spooky.’16/04/2001
To provide context, this was commentary over some obscure event involving . . . → Read More: An individual with opinions.: Underlooked Stephen Harper quotes P3. Neo-nazis and right-wing extremists
So far, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s ideology-inspired of project of social and political engineering expresses itself most eloquently as the Conservatives’ egregious assault on civil liberties, the metamorphosis of Canada into a petro-state, and militarization of both Canadian society and foreign policy. We’re yet to acknowledge how this project oppresses the “other” while empowering utopian . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: The day Canada’s white supremacists saluted Stephen Harper
In Stephen Harper’s Canada, we’re all potential terror threats. Until proven otherwise. So suggests a recent study by Queens University’s Jeffrey Monaghan and Kevin Walby, published in the journal Policing and Society. Welcome to Multi Issue Extremism (MIE), Canada’s new classification of so-called domestic terror threats.
We saw it coming.
In a January letter, Joe . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Harper’s Canada “Making Up Terror Identities”
Guantanamo remains open. Drones strike far afield. American citizens are being liquidated by their own government without trial or even charge. Is this the legacy of Barack Obama, the normalization of the radical extremism of Bush-Cheney?
So what happened in Alberta’s election yesterday, other than people telling pollsters that they want change, then chickening out when it came time to mark an X.
The Politics, Re-spun crew deconstructs the Wildrose effect here:
Are you surprised that the Wildrose Party did not win? No. Discontent polls well, but people sobered up . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: Deconstructing the Wildrose Effect
Why moderation? Why would one want to stay closer to the political center? Is there empirical or even theoretical proof that such a stance would be the ideal?
It is safe to say there are as many theories and their advocates as the day is long.
Before we proceed I would like . . . → Read More: Fusing and Musing: Why ‘Moderation’ is a big deal…