Politics, Re-Spun: Occupy the Church, Occupy Together

Christians. Church. God. Jesus. Occupy. What do these words mean to you? For many, the connotations are negative. Personal experiences with judgemental, rigid, frozen people who identify themselves as Christians have left a bitter taste in their mouths. Memories of being harangued, condescended to and lectured linger long after their encounter. Media and political examples ...

Law is Cool: The death of Troy Davis

On September 21, 2011, at 11:08 pm Eastern Daylight Time, Troy Anthony Davis was declared dead. Cause of death: lethal injection. Administered by: employees of the state of Georgia. Legal justification of homicide: a court order. Grounds for the court order: Troy Anthony Davis’s murder conviction. Societies punish crimes for specific reasons. Section 718 of the Canadian Criminal ...

The Disaffected Lib: Georgia Board of Pardons Commutes Death Sentence – For White Killer

Just two days after black inmate Troy Davis was executed, the Georgia Board of Pardons commuted the death sentence of white inmate David Crowe to life imprisonment. Let’s see:  Crowe is white, Davis was black; Crowe admits he killed his former employer in the course of robbing his store that ended with Crowe shooting the ...

LeDaro: Troy Davis

After desperate pleas to halt the execution – including from Jimmy Carter, the Pope, and even from supporters of capital punishment – Troy Davis was executed. It is a sad story. I don’t think Davis committed the murder in question, or at the very least there was too much reasonable doubt to convict him: several ...

Harper hearts Georgia. "Tough-on-crime". Are you fucking kidding me?

This is what he wants us to become. Are Canadians this soulless, this racist, this unjust? How long will we let this man trample on our rights and make a mockery of our country. The next few years will be telling. Canadians will be forced to make choices. Conservatives cannot continue with their plan to ...