Politics and its Discontents: A Sad State Of Affairs

While the fallout of United Airlines’ (“Fly the friendly skies of United”) forcible removal of a paying customer from an overbooked flight continues to reverberate, the ugly incident is reminding all of us of some ugly truths that now constitute our reality. Corporate power rules, and we are merely incidental casualties in its relentless march ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Pity They Don’t Practice Such Restraint Domestically

Those paragons of virtue and restraint, the business elite, have given us direction for successful relations with China. Guy Nelson, who makes amusement park rides and was tapped as one of the businessmen to accompany Dear Leader to the Orient, is also freelancing as the Harper regime’s foreign policy adviser. He has proclaimed that Canada ...

Politics and its Discontents: This Has Nothing To Do With Canadian Politics

It is a tale of corporate indifference on the part of Porche, and how the ‘little guy’ attempts to rectify it: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: I’m Sure It Is Just A Coincidence …

…but if I were paranoid, I might see a connection between this and this. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: More Corporate Arrogance From Porter Air

I recently wrote a post on Porter Air and its shameful treatment of its fuel handlers, most of whom start that crucial position at about $12 per hour and are currently on strike while the airline uses scabs in their stead. Its corporate arrogance was once again on full display in Toronto today as it ...