Alberta Diary: Campaign Diary Volume 6: Still asking for money … in tiny increments

On hand: one cool election lawn sign. Needed: funds to help print additional copies. The pitch is simple: Small donations can help make a big difference! As previously noted in this space, a big part of running for public office is asking for campaign donations. Some people can’t stand it, and talented public servants are ...

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Anonymous: The Betrayal Of Wikileaks

Last week, the hacktivist collective Anonymous dumped WikiLeaks. Anonymous accuses WikiLeaks’ beleagured  founder Julian Assange of turning the whistle-blowing website into a one man “Julian Assange show”. Below is the full text of Anonymous’ statement explaining the divorce: Greetings World – In December of 2010 Anonymous came to the defense of and began supporting the organization WikiLeaks and it’s ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: postponing birthday

Can you imagine having a birthday in the middle of this? On April 17th, I witnessed the shooting suicide of one of my best friends in the world, a man I loved. I am so friggin’ mad that I couldn’t stop him. I tried everything. But I’m even madder that no one else tried to ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: postponing birthday

Can you imagine having a birthday in the middle of this? On April 17th, I witnessed the shooting suicide of one of my best friends in the world, a man I loved. I am so friggin’ mad that I couldn’t stop him. I tried everything. But I’m even madder that no one else tried to ...

Seeing Red in the Southwest: postponing birthday

Can you imagine having a birthday in the middle of this? On April 17th, I witnessed the shooting suicide of one of my best friends in the world, a man I loved. I am so friggin’ mad that I couldn’t stop him. I tried everything. But I’m even madder that no one else tried to ...