Category Archives: Not So Compassionate Conservatism

Compare and Contrast: Bernie supporters vs. Der Drumpf’s

Spot the difference!

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When rape culture calls itself Justice, and the papers defend it as such

Many years ago, when I was a j-school student, I got interviewed by the Globe and Mail, for an internship I didn’t get. At the time, it was cause for some chagrin: a plum big-city reporting job, missed! What made … Continue reading

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Calling bullshit on Birgitt Peterson

Remember this lady? The one who was misidentified as a Bernie Sanders supporter by an outright fascist who loves Der Drumpf? Well, here she is in her own words. See if you can spot what’s wrong with them: Ms. Peterson, … Continue reading

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Animals vs. Der Donald

Cute cats, daffy dogs, and a majestic eagle all agree: Donald Trump is a piece of shit and must be stopped. Oh, and that orangutan in Borneo? He’s still waiting to get his pelt back off Der Donald’s head.

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Dear racists: You can all shut up now.

A Syrian demonstrating against sexism, in Germany last month. Turns out he’s more representative of his people than the image of them that’s been making the rounds of racist talking head shows. The cold hard facts, from the UK Independent: … Continue reading

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The last and best word on sexual assaults in Germany

German women demonstrate against sexism and racism both. They’re getting it right, at least. The media, both there and here? Not so much. For the last two or three days, my newsfeed has been buzzing with stuff about the sexual … Continue reading

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Remember Montréal.

26 years ago, as a third-year university student and feminist volunteer at the Queen’s Women’s Centre, I felt murder breathing down my neck. Walking to class every day, the ever-present Kingston slush seeping cold and damp through the seams of … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One for all the anti-choice fanatics

Yes, you, skulking out there in the shadows, spreading crapaganda and lies and glee about the deaths of three people. So “pro-life” that you can’t wait to dip your hands in innocent blood, eh? My man John’s got a word … Continue reading

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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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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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