Category Archives: Socialism is Good for Capitalism!

Fire and Fury: The unsexy but still shocking revelations

Host Gregory Wilpert and guest Doug Henwood discuss some of the more surprising (though less headline-making) aspects of Michael Wolff’s book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. The big take-away here? The sheer extent to which Ol’ Donnie’s … Continue reading

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How Donnie fucked Puerto Rico over

Just imagine having to spend MONTHS (not days, not even weeks, but MONTHS) after a catastrophic hurricane (Maria, remember her?) without a working power infrastructure. And having to suffer the added indignity of watching Donnie and his cronies (Ryan Fucking … Continue reading

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Donnie’s EPA is swimming in its own shit, literally

Gee, Mr. Pruitt, I hope you’re satisfied. May you drink from a tainted fountain forever more. Also, could someone get Donnie a glass of that? I’m sure he’ll drink it with both hands.

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on Canadian healthcare

Bernie shows off just how much he knows about history and medicare…and how much the US has forgotten in its “MAGA” decline. Shame on Donnie and his minions.

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Shame on you, Neil Macdonald…AGAIN.

As someone who lives in what’s so quaintly called a “bedroom community”, I get to see my fair share and then some of what happens when people flee the unaffordable real estate market of Toronto. Good things, occasionally; bad things, … Continue reading

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What REALLY happened last night — er, YEAR — in Sweden

Here’s something that should knock Drumpf’s combover right off his head: Yeah, how about that. The Swedish economy is booming. Socialism really IS good for capitalism! Not for individual crooked capitalists so much, maybe, but for an economy, any economy? … Continue reading

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Bernie burns Drumpf

So okay, this is a few days late. (I only saw this just this morning.) But it’s not a penny short.

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Ugh, Sophie…NO.

Can you spot what’s wrong with this picture? Take a good close look: It’s a lovely shot, don’t get me wrong. But the sentiments expressed alongside, while sweet, seem to me more fitting for Valentine’s Day than International Women’s Day: … Continue reading

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A valentine for my loyal readers…

Will you be my partners in revolution?

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Dragons’ Den: Arlene dishes on Kevin O’Leary

Arlene Dickinson has some frank things to say about her former colleague on the CBC entrepreneur show. The scariest? That what you saw there is what you get. There is no “real Kevin” apart from the show. He really IS … Continue reading

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