For a reflection on why unions are still so relevant and necessary, the protests of neoliberals notwithstanding, be sure to check out Kev’s post at Trapped in a Whirlpool.
And for indications of a resurgence in the union movement, check out this editorial at The Toronto Star.
Indeed, we shall overcome. Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Happy Labour Day
I’m going to spend much of the day trying to finish off the bulk of my flooring project, so I shall merely offer some reading recommendations for your consideration:
In his Star column today, Tim Harper discusses the taint that will reside over every federal election henceforth if the ‘Fair’ Elections Act becomes law . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Well Worth The Read
It is heartening to know that the Hamilton police are discharging their duties responsibly, as attested to by a video that went viral this week. However, to believe that all is well in policeland would be but a comforting illusion.
Yesterday, Kev reported on the ‘excesses’ of some Toronto police whose actions, described by . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Police Torturers And Their Enablers
The other day over at Trapped in a Whirlpool, blogger Kev wrote a post entitled Irrelevant by Choice. In it, he lamented the failure ofParliamentary-backbenchers to do the job they were entrusted with, the representation of their constituents. He wro… . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Failures of Our Political Representatives
I am taking a blogging break today, but thanks to Kev over at Trapped in a Whirlpool, I can pass this along. Please watch it, and circulate as widely as possible: Recommend this Post