Boreal Citizen: Boreal greenwashing: Mill-town politics in Northern Ontario

Every extractive capitalist economy needs a mechanism that allows corporate heavyweights to snuggle up with elected officials. In the US, there’s American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and if you haven’t yet been horrified by Bill Moyers’ piece on how ALEC essentially enables corporations to write state laws, you’re in for a treat. Where I live, ...

Left Over: Divide and Conquer…

  Logging of old-growth forest mulled by B.C. government CBC online  Oct 10, 2012   Can anyone think of a more emotional hot point to distract BCers from the resumption of the Enbridge talks? No, didn’t think you could..divide and conquer was always their agenda, and this proves that Crusty and Gordo are kissin’ cousins ...