It takes something special for a religious patriarch to resist capitalism and climate change. And true catastrophe is it for Pope Francis as he urges world leaders to hear the cry of the earth.
The Pope still has a ways to go on other issues (re: women's rights, LGBTQ rights, etc.), so let's hope this new wave will continue.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has now reported and Justice Murray Sinclair has pronounced Canadian policy towards First Nations as cultural genocide.
Stephen Harper's response to the conclusion: deafening silence.
Maybe Harper should repurpose his prominent memorial to the victims of communism as a memorial to the victims and survivors of residential schools.
CBC TV had barely called an NDP majority government in Alberta when Minister of Justice Peter MacKay declared the province Albertastan!
Maybe he was surprised with Rachel Notley's NDP majority win? Or maybe he was just conflating his hate-on for socialism with his Islamophobia?
But either way, Alberta wanted change, and they voted for it.
Joe Oliver magically balanced the budget even though bitumen bottomed out! Where did he get his secret powers? Let's find out.
Poor John Baird. He was seemingly bared from Conservative party leadership, so he had to take his huge pension early and try to hack it in the private sector.
If there was ever an argument for the separation of capital and state, its name is John Baird.
Canadian airways and rail lines are being operated at the very edge of disaster. Is it too soon to hope for a return to a responsible transport system?
rabble.ca reporter H. G. Watson interviews Chris Hedges on the protests against Bill C-51 taking place in 50 cities across Canada. Hedges was on his way to the Toronto protest, but his flight was diverted to Windsor.
A Quebec justice just nixed a Muslim woman's legal case because she would not hoist her hijab.
It feel like the Harper conservatives are openly courting the xenophobe vote in Canada.
Sun TV is off the air. Woo hoo!
No one likes seeing job loss in Canada, but Humberto "Not Rex" DaSilva is willing to make an exception for those paid haters at Sun News Network.