The Ranting Canadian: Photo Gallery: May Day 2014 in Toronto The theme of the 2014…

Photo Gallery: May Day 2014 in Toronto The theme of the 2014 Toronto May Day (International Workers Day)  event was Honour Communities: Fight Capitalism. The chilly evening rally started at Alan Gardens, transformed into a march west on Carlton/College, and concluded at Queen’s Park with a few more speeches. Toronto’s May Day event didn’t get ...

The Ranting Canadian: With all the stories across Canada of police brutality…

With all the stories across Canada of police brutality (including killings), harassment, rights violations, discrimination, perjury, political bias, corruption (e.g. bribes, smuggling, extortion, drug-dealing) – and seeing almost no consequences for the crimes committed by police officers – it’s extremely difficult to resist the A.C.A.B. (All Cops Are Bastards) attitude. How are we supposed to ...

Politics and its Discontents: Why Peace Of Mind Eludes Me

Conventional wisdom says that as we get older, we become more introspective, philosophical and mellow. This story and the following video are just two examples of why that tranquility has thus far eluded me. H/t RKD Recommend this Post