The Disaffected Lib: Ask Yourself, Have You Been "Tuned Up" Yet?

This breathes new meaning into the phrase “bored to death.” Behavioural pschology suggests we may have been conditioned to submit to neoliberalism.  We have been made susceptible to manipulation and control. Alfie Kohn, in Punished by Rewards (1993), documents with copious research how behavior modification works best on dependent, powerless, infantilized, bored, and institutionalized people. And so ...

The Canadian Progressive: Harper and RCMP comments ignore Aboriginal victims’ fear of reprisal: Human Rights Watch

Ensure Accountability for Police Misconduct, Indigenous Women’s Safety By Human Rights Watch (Press Release)| Feb. 13, 2013: VANCOUVER – Comments by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RMCP) on February 14, 2013, fail to address the core issue of a lack of security that prevents indigenous women and girls from filing complaints of police abuse, ...

The Canadian Progressive: Scathing report accuses RCMP of raping, abusing B.C. Aboriginal women

Human Rights Watch report accuses Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers of excessive force, and physical and sexual assault of Aboriginal women and girls in northern British Columbia. By Human Rights Watch | Feb. 13, 2013: OTTAWA –  The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in northern British Columbia has failed to protect indigenous women and girls from violence, ...