Northern Reflections: Anti Union Snake Oil

Modern conservatism has been repeating the same balderdash for three decades — that unions are bad for the economy. The Fraser Institute, predictably, has jumped on the bandwagon. Andrew Jackson writes in The Globe and Mail: A new study by the Fraser Institute argues that introduction of anti-union “right to work” laws in Canada would ...

Alberta Diary: Tories try new union-bashing gambit to divert attention from their daily scandals, fiascos

Federal Treasury Board President Tony Clement, left, makes Duffygate disappear, while two reporters and Prime Minister Stephen Harper, at right, look on. Actual Canadian politicians and media personalities may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: The real Tony Clement, Arthur Porter. Desperate to divert public attention from Mike “The Puffster” Duffy’s expense account exploits and ...

Politics and its Discontents: ‘Master of the Universe’ Tim Speaks Again

And, as usual, has nothing to say to anyone with the capacity to think. H/t Kev Recommend this Post