Jesse Myerson is a young left-wing journalist who recently wrote an article for Rolling Stone that advocates some solutions to America’s ongoing economic malaise. These solutions range from a guaranteed income to a land-value tax. They are reforms that assume the economy should serve the people (all of them), and not the other way around.
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The nationwide blockades begun on Wednesday’s “national day of action” for Idle No More are doing exactly what they were intended to do: bring people’s attention to the gravity of Aboriginal frustrations. Blockading railways, highways and national borders is a tricky matter because of the debate around the practice and whether or not it constitutes a form of violence.
People of the Canadian punditocracy, let’s have a chat. Please come in, take off your coats, and have some coffee. What I have to say is going to hurt, but it’s in everyone’s best interest. I promise.
Pro-lifers in Parliament have set a difficult task for themselves. With over 90 per cent of Canadians supporting abortion in at least some cases, and despite overwhelming opposition to re-opening the issue, anti-abortion MPs have to find new and innovative ways to push their agenda.
If the Conservative government has its way, only specific lakes and rivers in Canada will continue to enjoy federal protection. It is also changing the Navigable Waters Protection Act to the Navigation Protection Act, because it’s not the water we’re protecting but the rights of oil tankers to navigate them.
On Tuesday, July 10, hundreds of scientists dressed in white lab coats protested on Parliament Hill against federal budget cuts to science and environmental monitoring.
If you do something well it is important to make sure everyone knows and respects your talents. That is probably why two Detroit connoisseurs of Kool-Aid got into a heated battle over who can mix a better drink.
The Conservative Party of Canada has been stepping on a lot of peoples’ toes lately as they ram their massive budget through parliament, and it appears someone has finally had enough and is putting their foot down.
On the eve of May Long Weekend, when good patriots celebrate the reign of Queen Victoria by getting drunk on, in, or beside a freshwater lake, the federal government delivered another wave of walking papers.
An educational exhibit at an Ottawa museum has triggered a flood of complaints from uptight parents who are horrified that their children might learn accurate information about sex.
It’s long been common knowledge that Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has a freakishly large head, but it seems he has the balls to match. In a move that shocked reporters, but failed to faze anyone who pays attention to the dealings of the Harper government, Baird said Monday that shutting down the National Round […]
Lincoln, Neb. is holding hearings on a proposed ordinance to protect LGBT people from discrimination. Watch as one woman goes on a rambling five-minute speech addressing the town council that defies comprehension.
The NDP, a party of cowards and pacifists, may not have existed until the 1960s, but that won’t stop Prime Minister Stephen Harper from blaming them for not standing up to Hitler.
Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth has re-opened the abortion debate in Canada for a brief moment before everyone screams it shut again. A vast majority of Canadians are pro-choice, so why is everyone so terrified of even talking about abortion?