Politics Canada: “Fair” Elections Act makes it easier for Harper ro cheat and not get caught

Why on earth would an anti-democratic dictator like Stephen Harper bring in a law called the “Fair Elections Act”?  Well don’t judge a bill by it’s title.  We saw how people felt about the “Anti-terror Act”, once they got a whiff of what was inside. David Parkins on The Safe Elections Act What the fair ...

The Scott Ross: Why Russia’s Crimea is different from America’s Iraq

Today President Obama said America’s invasion of Iraq is nothing compared to Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Coffin makers agree. In 2003 the United States invaded Iraq, a stable country, claiming Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. The UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said the US invasion was illegal and it was soon determined that ...

The Scott Ross: Why Russia’s Crimea is different from America’s Iraq

Today President Obama said America’s invasion of Iraq is nothing compared to Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Coffin makers agree. In 2003 the United States invaded Iraq, a stable country, claiming Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. The UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said the US invasion was illegal and it was soon determined that ...

Things Are Good: The Day We Fight Back Against Spying

The Day We Fight Back against mass surveillance is today! Thanks to Edward Snowden we have learned about America’s and other countries illegitimate and immoral mass surveillance operations. More revelations about the extent of the surveillance programs are sure to come. Just in the past couple of days it was revealed that the NSA operates ...

The Scott Ross: Surrogacy & Prostitution, or Neither

Paying to use a woman’s body for sex is legal in Canada, while paying to use a woman’s body to give birth isn’t. There is no law in this northern nation that makes prostitution illegal but strangely enough there is one that bans paying surrogate mothers to help those who can’t have children. Regardless of ...

World Headlines Review: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Cameras and Cops from Rochester to South Beach

This week the international media has reported on the development of a rather interesting confluence of incidents concerning police behaviour in the US.  Each of these involve initial misconduct by law enforcement officers followed by intimidation and ultimately arrest of witnesses who recorded the police actions legally.   Police Film London’s Student Protests- Cleaner Croydon The ...