Politics and its Discontents: The Home Of Free Speech?

Guess it depends on what you have to say: A journalism professor at the University of Kansas was placed on indefinite administrative leave Friday after he Tweeted about the Navy Yard shooting, saying “blood is on the hands of the #NRA. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters.” This situation is a case-book ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Law and Order Government That Loves Guns

Anyone still harbouring doubts about whose interests the Harper regime is governing on behalf of would be well-advised to read this story in today’s Star. Entitled RCMP concerned as Conservatives consider loosening firearms restrictions, it reveals the latest legislative considerations of a government that claims to be tough on crime, but sees little reason to ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Hour of The Gun

This article from The Edmonton Journal offers an interesting explanation of why ‘black guns’ are growing in popularity amongst gun ‘hobbyists’. Were I a conspiracy-minded individual (which, of course, I am not), I might wonder about the relationship between two of the major industries discussed within. Recommend this Post