Category Archives: Socialism is Good for Capitalism!

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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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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Venezuelan government cracks down on corrupt bakeries and distributors

“No bread until further notice.” A sign out of Les Misérables? Not quite. This was in Caracas, Venezuela…where a government minister and his hard-working team of inspectors are now cracking down on bakeries displaying similar signs while hoarding and hiding … Continue reading

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Venezuelan workers to Kimberly-Clark bullies: Screw you, we’re producing!

Video of the Venezuelan government approving the request of Kimberly-Clark workers to occupy the factory and resume production, using materials provided by the government. Story via Aporrea: On Monday, the Venezuelan government ordered the occupation of the US company, Kimberly-Clark, … Continue reading

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