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| May 4, 2012
Photo courtesy of Krystalline Kraus via David Coombs.

May Day! May Day!

It was May Day on Tuesday with lots of action, opinions and content rolling in on not only the blog dashboard, but all over the site! Definitely take a minute to peruse the May Day content and check out the Occupy page as well.

Accompanying our May Day action are blogs on mainstream media motives, conservative contradictory statements and Conrad Black's attempted readmittance.

Happy reading!

The Harper Government breaking promises? No way! Bernadette Wagner talks about the Conservative government reopening the abortion debate and their attack on women's rights in #M312's birth into Parliament and a personal response.

"Tick this box to avoid that box." Brain Topp discusses the ridiculousness of strategic voting -- especially as a Liberal crutch -- in Liberals and the 'strategic voting' political drug.

Newspaper tycoon and former prison inmate Conrad Black is set to return to Canadian soil, but is he allowed? David J. Climenhaga explains the politics surrounding the issue and if Black is admitted, it undoubtedly cements the Conservatives' position of one law for the rich, one law for the poor in About Conrad Black's return: Canadians deserve honest answers.

Karl Nerenberg scans the horizon for upcoming Conservative shenanigans in Hill Dispatches: Cutting jobs, sacrificing fish and jailing refugees.

Along with most of us, Derrick O'Keefe is too baffled by big media's response to Harper's first year anniversary as majority government, but also not so baffled? One year into Harper's majority and no media culpa in sight takes a look at the resistance and how tweets will turn into feet in the streets!

John Bonnar and Krystalline Kraus reflect on May Day in Toronto as many took to the streets in protest in Dozens of groups take to the streets to mark May Day of Action and Activist Communique: Occupy Toronto re-occupies Simcoe Park on May Day respectively.

Photo courtesy of Krystalline Kraus via David Coombs.

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