Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Canada Election 2015: Racism and Reaction Disloged But Not Capitalism

By Der Kosmonaut

Ottawa, Canada 20 October 2015

Last night in a historic and arguably the most important election in modern Canadian history, Stephen Harper and his Conservative party were bounced out of government by the Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau. In an election campaign which raised eyebrows internationally, a decade of political reaction was decisively rejected. In a desperate bid to cling to power, Harper brought in an Australian political consultant who specializes in racism, to whip up fear and hatred against Muslims. For the first time in a modern Canadian election, a leading political candidate resorted to vicious race baiting. This proved too much for Canadians, especially in Ontario.

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Sunday, October 04, 2015

Slave Descendant? Don’t Call Me Dave!

From Strategic Culture Foundation 
By  Finian Cunningham

It was also pointed out that David Cameron is the descendant of a British slave owner who once held a lucrative sugar estate on the Caribbean island. In 1833, Sir James Duff, a distant cousin of Cameron on his father’s side, was compensated by the British government for the loss of «slave property» when London finally abolished slavery in Jamaica. The compensation paid to Cameron’s relative would be equivalent to £3 million ($5m) in today’s money.

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Friday, October 02, 2015

Thought of the Year

"Anybody intentionally bringing children into a world like this has to be either an aristocrat, or a fool — or callous."
-Eric Zuesse 

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