Michael Laxer

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Dec 13, 2013

The racist idea of a 'war on Christmas'

Michael Laxer
The idea that there is a "war on Christmas" is not simply false, it is part of a radically right-wing, evangelical and racist agenda to build a "Christian" North America.
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Dec 7, 2013

Crime and no punishment: The neverending Rob Ford epic

Michael Laxer
Noam Chomsky once wrote, “For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.” Perhaps nowhere has this been more personified than in the ongoing and unfolding true crime tale that is Rob Ford.
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Oct 24, 2013
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It is time for a war on the car

Michael Laxer
It is time for a "war on the car" socially and in major urban centres like Toronto especially. The illusion that the patterns of car use that exist in Canada are sustainable is reckless and dangerous.

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