Obsessed and outraged as I am over the Harper government’s ongoing sowing of death and disease through the export of asbestos to countries such as India, and inspired by the example of Michaela Keyserlingk in her efforts to promote a ban, despite the C… . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: My New Anti-Asbestos T-Shirt
Ok, for lack of anything original, I’m going to do a variation of what DeBeauxOs did earlier over at Dammit Janet. Boys ‘n’ girls, how do you spell ReformaTory? C-A-N-C-E-R. I do mean cancer in oh so many ways as anything they touch is poison. But today, of course, we’re talking about their . . . → Read More: In Solidarity With Michaela Keyserlingk And Jean Charest Also Has Dirty Hands . . . → Read More: In Solidarity With Michaela Keyserlingk And Jean Charest Also Has Dirty Hands
Those with long enough memories will recall a famous confrontation that took place in 1986 between Brian Mulroney, then just nine months into his mandate, and Solange Denis, a senior citizen defiant in her resolve to hold the Prime Minister to account…. . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Is This a ‘Goodbye Charlie Brown’ Moment?
We’re going to continue where we left off yesterday on the theme of Conservative bullying. Yesterday it was Madame Supreme Court Justice Beverly Mclachlan who made it clear she wasn’t impressed by Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney’s attempt to bully the judiciary into being cowed into ruling for Harper’s policies. Today, the Conservatives are figuring out that perhaps trying to threaten and bully a widow isn’t such a great idea.
This lady and her cause against Canada exporting asbestos (which killed her husband) was wallowing in obscurity until the Conservative Party decided to try and bully her into taking down a party logo she was using on her […] . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Who NOT to bully
Given Canada’s unconscionable ongoing export of death (i.e., asbestos) and given that it is back in the media spotlight thanks to the brave efforts of Michaela Keyserlingk, about whom I wrote a brief posting yesterday, now seems a propitious moment to … . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Asbestos Wars – My Respone To The Position Of My Conservative MP
While I have written previously about Canada’s ongoing indefensible export of death, also known as asbestos, a story in today’s Star puts this abominable practice back into the public consciousness.Entitled Tories tussle with asbestos widow over use of… . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Curse of Canada’s Asbestos Exports
Yep, no holds barred with this gang of miscreants. That asbestos lobby is just so damned important to them that they won’t let a widow of a man who died of asbestos related mesothelioma get in the way of their agenda. They’re going after her for the use of their contempt party logo.
. . . → Read More: Stevie Harper’s Conservatives Show Just How Spiteful They Are As They Go After a Widow Of an Asbestos Victim . . . → Read More: Stevie Harper’s Conservatives Show Just How Spiteful They Are As They Go After a Widow Of an Asbestos Victim