ILLUSTRATIONS: A map showing some of the countries in which the United States has interfered in the political process (grabbed from Geology.com). Below: U.S. CIA Director John O. Brennan, Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candid… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: News Satire: U.S. will not tolerate foreigners acting like Americans, officials say
Syrian refugee family to benefit from couple cancelling big wedding Samantha Jackson, Farzin Yousefian accepted donations in lieu of gifts when they tied the knot at city hall CBC News Posted: Nov 19, 2015 7:50 PM ET Last Updated: Nov … Continue reading → . . . → Read More: Left Over: Canadian Kindness Trumps Captain Combover
Gap’s ‘Remembrance Day deal’ not appropriate, Toronto veteran says ‘The point is not to exploit and profit from this day,’ says Cpl. Chuck Krangle
CBC News Posted: Nov 10, 2014 11:10 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 11, 2014 10:57 AM ET
Have to agree with Cpl. Krangle, it is . . . → Read More: Left Over: Keeping Remembrance Day in My Own Way….
Al Jazeera has a series on rebel architects who are improving the world around them. In the documentary they released today they look at award-winning architect Vo Trong Nghia’s work in reshaping Vietnamese buildings to contain more green space.
This film follows Nghia as he tries to find support for his vision to create a . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: A Rebel Architect in Vietnam Creates Green Space
Laurence O’Donnell offers a vital history lesson on the United States’ use of napalm:
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It’s interesting how selective the United States can be about weapons of mass destruction given that the U.S. continues to be responsible for widespread death and destruction from its own chemical and nuclear weapons.
The gas that Obama-Kerry are blaming on Assad appears to have killed somewhere between a few hundred and a thousand . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: While We’re Focused on Chemical Warfare
Dr. Cornel West, America’s most provocative public intellectual, progressive and champion for racial justice, explains why he’s upset that President Barack Obama was sworn in on Martin Luther King’s bible. He questions the first black president’s commitment to the values the slain anti-war civil rights leader stood for, including: peace, truth and justice. “You don’t . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Cornel West Is Upset Obama Was Sworn In On Martin Luther King’s Bible