Category Archives: Environmentally Ill

It was 6 years ago today…

…that jackbooted fascism broke loose on the streets of Toronto: “This ain’t Canada right now” shouldn’t be an excuse. The police are still making excuses for their behavior to this day, and their lies aren’t washing. Hold them accountable, people. … Continue reading

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Politicize the Fort Mac fire? Yes, PLEASE.

Alanis Obomsawin, more relevant now than ever. So, I hear all kinds of rumblings to the effect that we “shouldn’t politicize” the forest fires in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta. That it’s “insensitive” to the people of the town, who … Continue reading

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Venezuela sees heavy rains; electricity production shortly to rise

Venezuelan minister of electricity, Luis Motta Domínguez. Photo: Aporrea. Hey! Remember all those electricity shortages in Venezuela which the opposition (and clueless Yanks and other media hacks) like to blame on the Bolivarian government? Well, all that is about to … Continue reading

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Venezuelan inventors build bamboo quadcopter

Only in the land of Chavecito, folks: With an innovative concept aimed at protecting the environment, Grupo Da Vinci de Investigación y Desarrollo de Maxdrone Venezuela, a collective of Venezuelan inventors, has built a drone aircraft made of bamboo. As … Continue reading

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Quotable: Sir David Attenborough on the folly of economics

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It’s Election Day in Canada. Do you know where YOUR vote is?

Yes, smartass, I know it’s in the ballot box. But really. Do you know where to make your mark? Having trouble deciding? Fine. I’ll help you narrow it down a bit. First off, NOT under the Conservatives. I don’t care … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Photo du soir

Three fabulous presidents, three fabulous ponchos. El Ecuadorable, Evo and Madurito put on the red stripes — a traditional Aymara color scheme reserved for weddings and wars — to jointly announce that they would be fighting climate change and defending … Continue reading

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Whoa Canada!

A tale of environmental horror and police-state paranoia, set right here in the Great North. Pull up some frozen lasagna and watch this, folks. (Courtesy Shit Harper Did.)

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Venezuelan navy intercepts three ships suspected of illegal fuel trafficking

“Everything this government does is bad, that’s why now I love the crooks, killers, bachaqueros, and all those who are destroying this country.” Thanks for that, Señora Disociada. Me oh my, what a bad week it’s been for the disociad@s. … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Tunes for Harpo to hate

So, it would appear Harpo really hates it when people sing about him and what he’s done to our fair land. And he’s slapped the censure on a scientist who did just that. Well, it looks like he’s gonna have … Continue reading

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