“If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always gotten.” That was the advice of Jessie Potter, the featured speaker at the opening of the 1981 Woman to Woman conference.
“Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.” Even with contribution limits, generous as they are, government remains biased toward serving interests of prosperous citizens…
From John Macfarlane’s Editor’s Note at The Walrus Magazine: THE SOLILOQUY Paddy Chayefsky wrote for the character Howard Beale in the 1976 film Network still resonates today: “…I want you to get […]
Corporations Have No Use for Borders, Chris Hedges, Truthdig “What happened to Canada? It used to be the country we would flee to if life in the United States became unpalatable. No […]
New York, NY. Monday, October 3, 2011—Today, award-winning journalist Amy Goodman announced that a final settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit brought by Goodman and Democracy Now! producers Sharif Abdel […]
Section 2(b) of the Charter states that “Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms: … freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication.” Everyone, […]
From Ralph Deline’s blog Read My Mind: “On 4 May a rally drew approximately two thousand students, many merely curious onlookers. National Guard officers ordered the protesters to disburse, shooting tear gas […]
Rafe Mair recaps the misdeeds of BC Liberals A comment at The Tyee submitted by “immigrant” includes this wise observation: “. . . Since moving here I’ve learned that the BC and […]