Category Archives: America

Canada: A People’s History [17-Part video series]

From the youtube link: Episode 1 of the 17 episode CBC documentary “Canada: A People’s History” takes place between 15 000 BC and 1850 AD. This series originally aired in 2000. I’m certain this will be quite interesting and informative. … Continue reading

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Friday free film AND a lecture by Chris Hedges

Before I get to the Friday Film, here is Chris Hedges talking about injustice and corporate greed in Ameria and how Canada is going down the same path. For the Friday Free Film, here is Battle of Algiers (1966) This … Continue reading

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ACLU Launches Nationwide Police Militarization Investigation (article)

It’s about time. A Battlestar Galactica quote from Reddit, “There’s a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies … Continue reading

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Obama, Romney, and the Costa Concordia [(s)election thoughts]

During the election cycle, we are constantly bombarded with reasons why Americans should either vote Republican or Democrat. And, as fans of Ron Paul or Gary Johnson can attest to, either party will work to push out undesirables, and together … Continue reading

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The current marijuana laws are ineffective, unjust, and they cause (much) more harm than they aim to stop.

I should like to say something about Marijuana. Specifically recreational use. Please read on as this is very important to me, and as I will show, I believe that it ought to be important to you too. // The ongoing criminalization of … Continue reading

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Stop Online Piracy Act… don’t knock it ’till you try it. (yum)

Although google.ca didn’t appear to support the blackout, much of the internet (which I frequent) did. The apparent lack of content to lull me along my shift at work is likely what made me feel sick this morning. On my … Continue reading

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Iran and the West, a short blurb before War

1. Iran is building a nuclear weapon. 2. Iran is building a nuclear weapon to bomb Israel and America. We hear these two statements a lot these days, but are they true to reality? Iran says they are not building … Continue reading

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Canadian sovereignty and the future

My politics professor asked the class if they like the idea of the European Union. Many raised their hands, perhaps half, and I did not. Then the professor asked if a North American Union is something we would like and … Continue reading

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