Matthew Adams

Matt moved to Toronto from the U.S just in time for Mike Harris to take power in Ontario and has been stunned ever since. Matthew Adams is a co-founder of the Catalyst Centre (a social justice popular education worker co-op), www.catalystcentre.ca, and works with a number of organizations including the Fourth Pig Worker Co-op, the publicist for the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts in Toronto (where he is a proud member of CUPE local 1281) and rabble.ca where he is the Special Projects Coordinator. You can hear Matt rant about politics on the podcast "I read the news today (oh boy)" on the rabble podcast network and read him on the blog of the same name at rabble.ca.

Podcast
Aug 11, 2010

Zero grounds to complain: Destroying freedom to save it?

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The so-called "ground zero mosque" is neither, but that doesn't matter. What matters, to freedom loving people, is freedom of religion and right of assembly not racism disguised as caring.
Podcast
May 17, 2010

Shrill baby shrill: Right wing rhetoric rising

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The Maine Republican party goes Tea Party, a Senator calls for guilty until proven innocent, another TP group wants U.S. senators to be appointed, but democracy might be breaking out in Britain.
Podcast
Apr 30, 2010

Lost in the desert: Bad laws and poor politics

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The crazy is coming out in Arizona, but this likely unconstitutional immigration law might really be about something else, plus other political news and views.
Blog
Mar 24, 2010

Toronto Star succumbs to tabloidism

Matthew Adams
The symptoms have been cropping up for some time now but this past weekend the Toronto Star seemed to be particularly afflicted with tabloidism and it is unclear if they will ever recover.
Podcast
Mar 23, 2010

Prost! Here's to your health America

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
It isn't pretty (and doesn't cover everyone, except maybe insurance companies) but there is something to this vote that could change the political winds a bit in the U.S.

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