Twice in the last two years the so called ANTIFA or Anti-facsist group in Canada has put on recruiting drives for the right wing. Displays of violence that … Continue reading Why the Canadian Left need to confront and denounce #ANTIFA
written by William Ray [White Privilege is] the unquestioned and unearned set of advantages, entitlements, benefits, and choices bestowed upon people solely because they are white. Generally white people who … Continue reading Unpacking Peggy McIntosh’s Knapsack,White privilege theories dark secret
Arrival Arriving in Zagreb stampeding down the stairs from the aircraft to the waiting minibus, no skyway just stairs mounted on a service vehicle and a garishly painted bus at the … Continue reading Impressions from the war of my youth, 25 years after the Medak Pocket.
William Ray , Canadian combat Veteran. What where the reasons for Canada promoting the creation of, and joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. They are usually given as … Continue reading NATO Why Canada joined,and why we need to get out immediately.
What we don’t need to do as a Party, or party supporters, is to start attacking Ontario Conservative or Liberal voters as “deplorable’s” “alt-right” “fascist” or any of the rest of the hyperbolic hate fest. The “us and them” dichotomy of virtue signaling, identity politics helped Ford win Queens Park. Wynne’s Liberals approached social issues with the arrogance that has disastrously been in fashion on the left. Anyone who questioned any part of the agenda was labelled as a “fascist” “alt-right” or “something-phobic”. This is not progressive politics and it is not in line with core NDP policies of inclusion and respect for all. Debate and education, not hate and derision. It also did more than any one single factor in electing Doug Ford, we made progressive politics a place of shame and division, fear and recrimination. Tommy Douglas wanted us to persuade the other mice of what was actually in their own interest not belittle, and attack them with operatic rhetoric. One is a winning strategy, one clearly, is not.
“In Flanders Fields” In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce … Continue reading Why this Veteran thinks no one should care if OnNDP’s Laura Kaminker wears a Poppy.
Firstly I would personally like to take responsibility for the disgusting, disheartening events in Québec city this Sunday. I covered the incredible social movements in Montréal for about 8 years. … Continue reading HOW MONTRÉAL’S AMAZING SOCIAL MOVEMENTS GOT BLACK BLOCKED
“We can, if we have the wisdom, light a fire in this place and time, so bright and clear that it will be seen by all the children of man. Many of whom still huddle in darkness and misery in every corner of the earth. Let our actions be a blazing beacon of hope in a world of Donald Trump and YouTube beheading videos. Let us be the example to our children of what is possible for humanity when people of reason and good will work together in good faith.”
L’une des porte-parole des CJFE, Michelle Moore, a confié à Alice Chantal Tchandem qu’en mettant sur pied des organismes indépendants ayant un pouvoir de surveillance au même titre que les … Continue reading La liberté de la presse serait-elle menacée au Canada? une interview avec Michelle Moore
We call on the Government of Canada to: 1) End mass surveillance and protect the private data of people and groups in Canada, including Indigenous communities, Muslims, journalists, environmentalists, labour … Continue reading Press freedom going extinct in Canada
Canadians need to understand very clearly that we stepped farther into this fight with Prime minister Trudeau’s 2016 shift. The consequences of which could be nothing short of cataclysmic.