Category Archives: Environmentally Ill

What’s going on at Standing Rock

The Young Turks explode the myths about the camp: No, the water protectors were not removed to “clean up debris” — a laughable excuse when it’s all about a polluting, infamous corporation’s “right” to build a polluting, infamous pipeline through … Continue reading

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Drumpf voters in Iowa oppose DAPL pipeline!

Now here’s something you don’t see every day: A number of Iowa farmers who voted for Drumpf are now being given concrete cause to regret that misguided choice: their lands are being seized and stripped of topsoil under a misuse … Continue reading

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#NoDAPL is not over, people!

This battle has just begun. And no, what the US Army Corps of Engineers did yesterday, though it was the right thing to do, is NOT the end of the pipeline. The Sioux people of Standing Rock are not done … Continue reading

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Sunny wuss.

Sir Wilfrid is not amused. So, Justin Trudeau isn’t even attending the funeral of a rather important man who served as a pallbearer at his ol’ man’s funeral (and sat next to Jimmy Carter, to boot). This after actually saying … Continue reading

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on fossil fuel dependency

Bernie didn’t mention this, but Der Drumpf is not just a hazard to the environment (in Standing Rock and beyond) by virtue of his idiotic climate-change denial (which, ha ha, the Chinese have already slapped him for); he is also … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on the US election farce

So, this happened. Der Drumpf groped Ms. Liberty, and now she’s in hiding, because the last thing she wants is those wrinkly little shrimp fingers in her…well, you know. And who can blame her? After all, he’s brought out the … Continue reading

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Oilpatch workers: Smarter than their bosses. Duh!

If you ever wondered whether workers can survive without bosses to think for them, get a load of the latest out of Alberta: Workers from the troubled Alberta oilpatch want government help to retrain for jobs in the growing renewable … Continue reading

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Dear climate-change denialists…

…you can take your head out of your ass anytime now. What you deny has been scientific fact for more than a century: As you can see, this news clipping (from New Zealand!) dates back to 1912. At the time, … Continue reading

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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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