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Left Over: Money for Nothin’ and Your Work for Free…

Poloz’s prescription for unemployed youth: Work for free

The Globe and Mail

Published Tuesday, Nov. 04 2014, 12:40 PM EST

Last updated Tuesday, Nov. 04 2014, 7:03 PM EST

http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/2014/11/the-bank-of-canada-governor-and-young.html

Anyone familiar with British politics has heard it all before..the government of Cameron, right wing nutjob with . . . → Read More: Left Over: Money for Nothin’ and Your Work for Free…

The Scott Ross: Why The Syrian Rebels Are Wrong

The Syrian Civil War has been raging for so long that nobody remembers why the rebels are wrong.

The rebels are wrong of course because the Syrian Civil War started, not because Assad was overzealous in repressing protesters, but because Assad was overzealous in repressing terrorists.

Today it is admitted by the United States that . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Why The Syrian Rebels Are Wrong

The Scott Ross: Why The Syrian Rebels Are Wrong

The Syrian civil war has been raging for so long that nobody remembers why the rebels are wrong.The rebels are wrong of course because this war started, not because the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was overzealous in repressing protesters, but beca… . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Why The Syrian Rebels Are Wrong

LeDaro: Arab Sheikhs and the West

The oil is sweet and the Sheikhs provide a good ride. The picture is self-explanatory.

The Scott Ross: Banning Tankers On BC Coast Is Fundamentally Wrong

The good thing with fundamentalism is, it’s non-partisan.

Opposition to all oil tankers off the coast of British Columbia has shown that it’s not just conservatives that can give up on moderation and pragmatism, progressives can too.

In 2008 the Conservative government passed legislation imposing mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes. Instead of  judges determining . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Banning Tankers On BC Coast Is Fundamentally Wrong

The Scott Ross: Rights And Religion Make Us All Fundamentalists

“How dare Islamic fundamentalists kill to protect their religion from such a small and meaningless movie. And though I oppose the hate-filled and misguided film, I would die fighting to protect the studio’s right to release it.” – The irony of fundamentalism.

The recent violence in the Middle East over the release of an . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Rights And Religion Make Us All Fundamentalists

Canadian Progressive: Faking Syrian War Images To Manipulate The Western Public

The demonization of genocidal dictators like Syrian President Bashar Hafez al-Assad is standard practice in the western media’s coverage of developing-world crises. In the photo-shopped imaged below, The Krone (Die Kronen Zeitung), Austria’s biggest newspaper, shows how to manipulate the Syrian uprising for a gullible western public. In its July 28 edition, the paper pasted . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive: Faking Syrian War Images To Manipulate The Western Public

Left Over: It’s 40 below, and I don’t give a ….

Stampede celebrates 100th anniversary

For all those barbaric yahoos who enjoy torturing animals for fun, entertainment, and most of all – profit..you can keep your little circus…leave the rest of us out of it.. CBC..perpetuating this anachronism is beyond belief..if you polled, nationally, I think you’d find that most Canadians would not be interested in . . . → Read More: Left Over: It’s 40 below, and I don’t give a ….

The Scott Ross: China’s 21st Century Pollution With The West’s 20th Century Ignorance

China has a right to pollute like the West did when it industrialized, but China must become just as ignorant.

In defending China’s emisssions, the highest in the world and only growing, the country often claims it has a right to pollute just as America and Europe did when those regions built their modern industrial . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: China’s 21st Century Pollution With The West’s 20th Century Ignorance

The Scott Ross: Two Men Who Changed The World, And Two Men Who Didn’t

“The problems of Canada are not problems caused by Canada, they are the effects of the foreigner causes, the communists and the Jews.” The crowd of men encircling the speaker at the Montreal public house were fixated with the unquestionable certainty the wirey Adrien Arcand embodied. “It is not from our own hands that our . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Two Men Who Changed The World, And Two Men Who Didn’t

The Scott Ross: The Road We’ve Traveled

The Road We’ve Traveled, isn’t just a new video released by the campaign to re-elect President Barack Obama, it’s a display of historic influence.

The United States may have the largest army in the world, it may have the most nuclear weapons, but soldiers and bombs don’t win over hearts and minds. In the . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: The Road We’ve Traveled

World Headlines Review: East eats West?

This week’s Economist magazine’s headlining articles and cover-page, ‘Buying up the world- The coming wave of Chinese takeovers’ highlight the process and nature of foreign takeovers by Chinese firms.  The piece offers surprisingly little discussion or speculation as to China’s deeper motivations and timing in its recent takeover bids for large multinational companies, or as . . . → Read More: World Headlines Review: East eats West?