There’s a new tactic for environmentalists using the court system to change the world: argue that the government has a responsibility to protect people. The argument environmentalists can use is broadly known as “public trust” and how it relates to certain institutions and what they do. It is basically the notion that we a citizens […]
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That is something coming from the conservative government – especially Harper regime.
The Conservative government is launching a $1.3-billion free market in medical marijuana this Tuesday, eventually providing an expected 450,000 Canadians with quality weed. (Pawel Dwulit/Canadian Press)
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Most progressives claim to be science-based, but in their opposition to Motion 312, science ironically proves they’re not.
Unless a party somewhere has Newton’s Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica as their platform, no political organization is science-based. If any Liberal or New Democrat wants to be part of an institution with a scientific foundation they . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Science Shows Progressives Aren’t Science-Based
Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys (photo by Michael Morel).
Late hip hop pioneer Adam “MCA” Yauch has explicitly prohibited any posthumous use of his music for corporate advertising.
In a copy of his will obtained by Rolling Stone this week, the Beastie Boys rapper states: “Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch forbids commercial use of his music
I spend the last five hours digesting the contents of the report on the first systematic look the NYPD’s response to Occupy Wall Street protests. The report is the product of an eight-month investigation undertaken by law clinics at Fordham, Harvard, NYU and Stanford.
Titled “Suppressing Protest: Human Rights Violations in the U.S. Response to . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: NYPD brutalized Occupy Wall Street protesters and violated their rights: REPORT
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 . . . → Read More: World Headlines Review: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Cameras and Cops from Rochester to South Beach