Politics and its Discontents: This Is Peerless!

The neoliberal agenda is in for a real takedown by Owen Jones here: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: A Special Understanding

Under successive neoliberal administrations in both Canada and the U.S., it has long been demonstrated that those occupying the upper echelons of our fractured societies are granted a myriad of benefits, not the least of which seems to be a virtual moratorium on prosecutions when wrongdoing is uncovered and proven. The fact that no one ...

Politics and its Discontents: Guest Post: An Incompatible Marriage

In response to my post the other day featuring some stellar letters from Star readers on inequality, regular commentator Pamela MacNeil offered an insightful analysis of the fundamental incompatibility between democracy and neoliberalism. Here is that analysis: Governments who value Democracy, Lorne, will govern in the interests of people according to democratic principles. They will ...

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: How Bill C-51 Has Taken Away My Freedom of Speech

In February of this year, Thomas Walkom wrote of the NDP and Bill C-51. The party hadn’t yet decided on what position they should take, as the best route to a political advantage. By all indications, they will vote against Bill C-51. Mulcair signaled that again this week when he compared the sweeping security bill ...