The Canadian Progressive: Climate change will harm the world’s poorest children “first, hardest, and longest”

In a new report titled Unless We Act Now, UNICEF says “climate change will harm the poorest and most vulnerable children first, hardest, and longest.” The post Climate change will harm the world’s poorest children “first, hardest, and longest” appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Twisted Priorities of the Con Regime

It looks as if the ghastly partnership of Stephen Harper and Jimbo Flaherty is heading for a messy breakup.For after first appearing to agree with Flaherty that his income splitting plan was fatally flawed, he has now changed his mind.  The Conservative caucus appears to have put some woolly socks on Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cold feet on ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Burning Hypocrisy of the Cons

It must have been a frightening apparition in New York City today. Like a scary blimp in the Macy's parade eh? Stephen Harper as Great Mother Leader, posing as a friend of women and children, while floating on a cloud of toxic hypocrisy. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Rehtaeh Parsons and the Bully Harper

It's hard to imagine a worse horror story.  A young woman is sexually assaulted, and publicly humiliated.Her school does nothing. A  police investigation goes nowhere. Then she is bullied, and then she kills herself. Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Cons and the Day of Infamy

It seemed like just another day in the Great Frozen North.A day when Canada looked liked it always does at this time of the year. But then I remembered it wasn't just another day. It was the seventh anniversary of the day Stephen Harper and his Cons came to power. The day of infamy, when everything changed, ...

Montreal Simon: The Dead Kids and the Con Bullies

I'm glad to see that the sad story of Amanda Todd is getting so much attention all over the world.An outpouring of grief from around the world continued on social media websites Saturday for Amanda Todd, the 15-year-old Port Coquitlam girl who ended her life Wednesday after years of bullying.Even if some of it is ...