If there’s one thing Doug Ford doesn’t want to do, it’s being a witness at the Emergencies Act Inquiry. Susan Delacourt writes: Many mysterious characters drifted into Ottawa during last winter’s convoy protest. Three days into the public hearings on that event, the most mysterious actor to emerge so farContinue reading
A Puff of Absurdity: The Breath of Fools
Another thread to save – this time from author Alisa Lynn Valdés. Warning: Lots of swears in this one! The mechanism of SARS2? Endothelial damage. In plain English? Covid-19 fucks up the lining of your blood vessels. All 60,000 miles of it. Blood vessels lack nerves. You feel okay asContinue reading
Things Are Good: Artists Show the Real Toronto
Another impressive piece by the artist @JohnTory. #AusterityTO pic.twitter.com/9ZwvXUDIDz — Yash Keough (@conradsleight) October 5, 2022 Hopefully next week Toronto will have a new mayor (vote Gil Penalosa!) and oust the mediocre John Tory. Mayor Tory is infamous for not leading not making any real decisions except for helping rContinue reading
Dead Wild Roses: Fiona, The Pre-Winter Haircut.
The Pre and Post fuzzy edition. ??Continue reading
Babel-on-the-Bay : The Blame Game.
It is like making sausage. You really did not want to dig into the process. That is what Justice Paul Rouleau and his ‘Freedom Convoy’ Inquiry has gotten into. The vulgar, but technil enough, term for what happened in Ottawa last February appears to be a CLUSTER-F**K. The list ofContinue reading
Alberta Politics: A big apology by Danielle Smith and a bad poll for the UCP make it look like her government’s already on the ropes
Coming on the heels of two official statements since she was sworn in as Alberta’s premier that attempted to explain or clarify contentious comments, Danielle Smith’s straight-up apology yesterday for controversial opinions about Ukraine published in April in a livestream chat leave the impression her week-old government is already onContinue reading
Politics and its Discontents: The Next President?
Many think the swamp in Florida will yield up one of its fondest denizens, Gov. Ron DeSantis, as a contender for the GOP presidential nomination. The following reveals much about the heart of darkness that defines him: Recommend this PostContinue reading
Warren Kinsella: And from her pro-Putin defenders? Silence.
Anyone smell ucus revolt and the bottom going out of her numbers? I do. #ableg #cdnpoli https://t.co/sLdJWaijzm — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 19, 2022Continue reading
Warren Kinsella: Sun Media Hit: the pro-Putin bal
WATCH >> SMITH BLAMES UKRAINE AND NATO FOR WAR: Conservatives used to oppose Russian aggression Via @kinsellawarren CLICK: https://t.co/sAXJIGpLmW pic.twitter.com/bHEgEWn4sc — Toronto Sun (@TheTorontoSun) October 18, 2022Continue reading
Queer-liberal: Today’s tonic: “Danielle Smith’s uninformed views, particularly on Ukraine, expose other concerns”
Today’s tonic: “Danielle Smith’s uninformed views, particularly on Ukraine, expose other concerns” https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2022/10/18/danielle-smiths-uninformed-views-particularly-on-ukraine-expose-other-concerns.html #misinformation #UkraineWar #cdnpoli #abpoliContinue reading
Stuart Mackinnon's BetterParks for Vancouver: Farewell To All That
The election is over. The people have spoken and now it is time for me to prepare my farewells. There is still one more meeting of this Board (October 27) and then the inaugural meeting of the next (November 7). Seven new Commissioners will be sworn in. I wish themContinue reading
Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Afternoon Links
This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Mike Crawley reports on new research showing both the growing number of nadians suffering from long COVID, and its tendency to result in greater strain on our health re system. And Crawford Kilian writes about the dangers of voting against public healthContinue reading
Wise Law Blog: Legal Tweet of the Day: October 18, 2022
#LegalTweetoftheDay: Human Rights Tribunal dismisses law student’s complaint against Toronto Metropolitan University law school #law #legal #lawtwitter via @TorontoStar https://bit.ly/3MHLNEJ – Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.netContinue reading
Warren Kinsella: My latest: the new Neville Chamberlains
Remember the good old days – you know, when conservatives unambiguously opposed Russian aggression and tyranny? And, for that matter, remember when progressives deeply red about the fate of the oppressed people of the world? Ronald Reagan, who conservatives used to venerate, once said that Russia was “the focus ofContinue reading
Kersplebedeb: NYC-ABC PP/POW updates October 18, 2022
Click here for the latest compilation of every other week updates. NYC ABC, along with several other individuals and prisoner support crews, now send hard copies to all politil prisoners and prisoners of war we support. If you consistently mail the latest updates to a specific prisoner, please let usContinue reading
Dead Wild Roses: Around Edmonton – The Walterdale Bridge
Edmonton has been doing a fine job of selecting some beautiful architecture to grace the river valley.Continue reading
Northern Reflections: A World That No Longer Exists
Liz Truss has only been Prime Minister of Britain for a short time. But she’s already headed for the exit. Owen Jones writes: No one n deny that Liz Truss was a dire front person for her own economic policies, offering a demeanour that had all the reassurance of aContinue reading
The Progressive Economics Forum: Rough sleeping and enmpments
I’ve just released Chapter 3 of my open access e-textbook on homelessness. This chapter focuses on rough sleeping and enmpments. A summary of the chapter n be found here (in English): https://nickfalvo.ca/rough-sleeping-and-enmpments/ A French version of the summary n be found here: https://nickfalvo.ca/dormir-a-la-dure-et-les-mpements/ The full chapter n be found here:Continue reading
Babel-on-the-Bay : Following the Math.
I made a mistake last week and you would have thought I would have had a bunch of e-mails having a laugh at my expense. I got none. It was only today that I realized the error. The earlier commentary had stuck in my mind and I checked back onContinue reading