The Conservatives’ Radical Right Problem Goes Way Beyond Scheer
Given that being against abortion tends to be strongly associated with being inegalitarian, the significant number of anti-abortion MPs in the Conservative caucus should be cause for concern.
The problem is at the very centre of the party, not its margins.
Regardless of who replaces Scheer, the most public faces of conservatism in the country are unambiguously aligned with the radical right.
violence against women
On Dec. 6, 1989, 30 years ago today, the country was forever changed. Fourteen women died at Montreal’s École Polytechnique, killed simply because they were women. They were brilliant students, creative thinkers, beloved sisters, cherished daughters.
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Réforme de l’immigration: sans alliés, Legault se tourne vers Facebook
«Je pense que si vous regardez sur mon Facebook, par exemple, je dirais que 90 % des gens sont d’accord avec ce que nous faisons.»
"if i look on my facebook, for example, i think 90% of people agree with what we are doing."
Parse, don’t validate
unless you already know what type-driven design is, my catchy slogan probably doesn’t mean all that much to you. Fortunately, that’s what the remainder of this blog post is for.
Milking prison labour
The jobs that will be opening at Joyceville will be CORCAN jobs, and the incarcerated people who do them will be paid as little as $1.95 per day for their work.
The prison farms as they’ve been reconstituted fit into the increasing neoliberalization of both agriculture and incarceration by channelling the labour of incarcerated people into a low-paid workforce that seems likely to engage in farm activities primarily for corporate profits.
Final farewell to green energy as turbines come down
Jen Ackerman says the gathering is about “shaming” the Doug Ford government for cancelling what was to be a nine turbine development when four were already up and ready to go.
A crew of workers, most from from Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia has been on scene constructing giant cranes to get ready for turbine tear-down, a huge job that could take three years before everything is completely finished.
Widespread support for Liberal-NDP co-operation in Parliament
In a post-election survey conducted by Abacus Data of 1,517 people aged 18 and over, 41 per cent of respondents either support or strongly support co-operation between the two federal parties, with 23 per cent saying that they can accept it.
When it comes to political affiliation, Liberal party and NDP respondents were more likely to support co-operation. Conservative party respondents were more likely to not.
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