Category Archives: Socialism is Good for Capitalism!

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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Quotable: Chris Hani on socialism

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Drug smuggling: Venezuela’s latest problem

Eduardo Samán (in red shirt) drops a bombshell on VTV. So, you think Venezuela has always had a drug smuggling problem, and that it’s cocaine, marijuana, and other street drugs, being exported overseas with Venezuela as a trans-shipment point? Au … 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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Compare and Contrast: Bernie supporters vs. Der Drumpf’s

Spot the difference!

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