PostArctica: Marguerite Duras – The War, A Memoir

A friend recently told me that he likes to save texts, not quotes but texts, larger pieces, that he finds interesting. I am reading this book and thought this was a powerful passage. It is the end of the Second World War and she is wondering if her husband is still alive, thousands reenter Paris ...

The Ranting Canadian: Any fool who still says “better dead than red” in…

Any fool who still says “better dead than red” in this day and age should have to prove it. Try both options and get back to us.

Left Over: Quebec Should Stop Apologising For Speaking Truth to Power…

I am really, really tired of Jewish organizations condemning everyone and everything as it relates to the ironic use of fascist salutes, arguments and rebuttals..Like it or not, the term ‘Nazi’ and the salute made so famous by Hitler’s sheeple has become part of the lexicon..and there isn’t much anyone can do about it..to suggest ...

Pop The Stack: Time to Drop Left, Right and Centre

Words have power. Canadian politics is undergoing a realignment and the old words we use to describe  the ‘political spectrum’ are becoming more a hinderance than a help in trying to understand the change and what can come next. There is an idea that all political ideas all fit neatly in boxes on a spectrum between ...

Pop The Stack: Time to Drop Left, Right and Centre

Words have power. Canadian politics is undergoing a realignment and the old words we use to describe  the ‘political spectrum’ are becoming more a hinderance than a help in trying to understand the change and what can come next. There is an idea that all political ideas all fit neatly in boxes on a spectrum between ...

The Scott Ross: No Party Closer To Hitler Than Conservatives

It’s odd that Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper claimed last week that the NDP were soft on Naziism in 1939, not only because it was erroneous, but because of all the parties that were soft on the Third Reich it was the Conservative Party that actually funded fascists in Canada with known ties to Adolf ...

Politics, Re-Spun: Springtime for Hitler in Ottawa

  Last week, our favourite sweatervest hoarding Prime Minister made the world’s laziest Nazi/Hitler invocation during Question Period. This is the latest in a string of Hitler references made by sundry politicos in Ottawa during 2012, and we’re not even half way through the year. His gaffe brought jeers and tears of laughter to denizens ...