From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. Carl Schurz

Thursday, January 7, 2016

"Unmatched lethality"

Harper called them "transport vehicles", Trudeau "jeeps" but as we learned today they are so much more than that.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Let the debate begin

It's time to stop debating referendums and get down to the business of deciding what we want in terms of electoral reform. This focus on referendums merely allows the Conservatives and those who profit from the status quo to set the agenda.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

A half-pregnant pause

It seems the new government is intent on keeping it's promise to end Canada's participation in the IS bombing mission, that's a good thing. A kept promise is usually so.

Monday, September 7, 2015

Saturday, September 5, 2015

This is our fault too

While Harper and his not so merry band are taking a ton of heat over their lack of response to the current refugee crisis, we should keep in mind that through our apathy we have allowed this to happen.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

A modest proposal

We rebate 75% of every dollar donated to a political party and politician, we then go on to rebate 50% of every one of those already subsidized dollars spent during an election.

Saturday, August 1, 2015


Now that I have your attention on to more important matters.

EDay is an important and well crafted documentary that delves into robocalls and electoral fraud, they need our help to get the show on the road

We need to support independent media like this, we certainly can't rely on the corporate media to hold power to account.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

On the Senate

Do we reform the senate or abolish it altogether is an important question facing Canadians. Is either option even possible? Do Canadians even have the courage to address these questions?

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Revisiting Honduran resistance

It's been some time since I've written on the situation in Honduras and Canada's complicity in the events there

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Of false equivalencies

  Whenever people talk about removing the influence of money from our political system they invariably lump unions in with corporations as if the two exert equal influence on the decision making process.

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Timid Canuck

For most of my life I have bristled at the notion that Canadians are a timid, staid bunch, however, of late I've come to see that as true.