Category Archives: Environmentally Ill

On (re-)reading The Handmaid’s Tale: A few random thoughts

The first time I read The Handmaid’s Tale, I was in university…and I didn’t understand it at all. To be fair, I was probably about 19 or 20. The book was just a couple of years old, a major bestseller … Continue reading

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Cops Behaving Badly: An unholy alliance in Flint, Michigan

This is fucked up on so many levels: They were arresting town-hall attendees in Flint. Not for rioting or anything close to it, but for cussing during a moment of emotional agitation, and for wearing hats in a church (but … Continue reading

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What is going on in Flint, Michigan?

The Young Turks are on it, and none of the major media are anywhere in sight: Did you know that there’s now a water protector camp in Flint, protesting the profiteers who are trying to frack the fuck out of … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day to you…

…and a giant FUCK YOU to the White House’s Squatter-in-Chief, who’s now 100 days into his reign of terror, error, and destruction: Are we feeling “Great Again” yet?

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Neil Macdonald cries for teh menz

Oh, won’t somebody think of the men? Clearly, no one in Ottawa is doing so, if the latest federal budget is any indication. Luckily, the menz have Neil Macdonald, CBC’s voice of the voiceful, to take up their kvetch for … Continue reading

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West Virginia feels the Bern

Holy frack. You have GOT to see this town-hall meeting Bernie Sanders attended in McDowell County, West Virginia: McDowell has the distinction of being the setting of Homer Hickam’s memoir, Rocket Boys (and the movie based on it, October Sky). … Continue reading

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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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