Monthly Archives: June 2010

Wankers of the Week: G8/G20 edition

Yup, that about sums up what it’s all about. A dirty, low-down fuckery full of pretended “gentlemen”, throwing money around and expecting to buy whatever they want, no matter who suffers. Photo courtesy the Torontoist, where there’s also an excellent … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: To hell with the G-20…

…give me the ALBA (which is also holding a summit right now!), if only so I can enjoy the view:Because honestly, what looks better than El Ecuadorable, Evo and Chavecito, all putting their handsome heads together and coming up with … Continue reading

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Gaza Roundup 21: Whose Pride?

Fabulous video on the reversal of PrideTO’s decision to exclude QuAIA:And if you think the QuAIA thing is anything new, or unique to Canada, here’s some required reading. It’s the story of a black South African named Simon Nkoli, who … Continue reading

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Gaza Roundup 20: QuAIA’s vindication and the larger context

This is not Humberto da Silva. This is also not Rex Murphy:This is, however, an excellent backgrounder that helps explain why the whole QuAIA kerfuffle, which blew over this week in QuAIA’s favor, is important. And why the gaywashing of … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex Tricks: Don’t have a cow, man!

Srsly. Don’t:Aside: A mental health check for the “groom” might also be in order.

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Teh Heterostoopid: This diamond ring doesn’t shine for him anymore

And neither does she for whom the gaudy bit of bling was intended:Oooooo, that’s HARSH.

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Quotable: Phil Rockstroh on conservatism

“What has an era of conservatism wrought? Answer: a culture that has all the value, integrity, sustainability and safety as a toy manufactured in China. Apropos, contemporary life, as conceived and manufactured by conservative “values”, is shoddily made, toxic and … Continue reading

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Gaza Roundup 19: Teh Awesome

Who haz it?Protesters in Oakland, California! They held up the unloading of a Zim cargo ship from Israel to raise awareness of the Freedom Flotilla and the apartheid Palestinians must face every day as they are being driven from their … Continue reading

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This is the kind of response I live for

Whenever I see a new e-mail address among the comments on my blog, my heart speeds up a little. Sometimes it’s in dread of a rude, nasty scolding (which a lot of my writings get, funnily enough; it’s what happens … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: When angry, reach for snarling guitars

All the burning of sea turtles by BP has me in an EXTREMELY rude mood, so I’m digging out the still-topical-after-all-these-years stuff. First up, from Kingston, Ontario, the Hip, drinking something muddy from a fruit jar:And then, the most appropriate … Continue reading

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