Tag Archives: America

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other [Business Insider]

In a bit of a fog this morning after a rousing evening of vodka-waters and good conversation with friends. One such friend just shot me this link. Pretty interesting little array of infographics about geography and language. The Maps – … Continue reading

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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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Systemic corruption in government (TED talk)

To quote TED’s youtube Published on Apr 3, 2013 There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That’s the argument at the core … 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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Wealth Inequality in America [youtube]

Below is a powerful demonstration of the wealth inequality in the U.S. Draw what conclusions you may with regard to the effect this will have on the nation’s future, and even that of the world. – J

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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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