Politics and its Discontents: Donald Trump Delivers His Punchline

But outside the wealthy minority whose interests he serves, few of the masses who supported his candidacy will find much to laugh about. Go to about the 1:25 minute mark of the following video to find out why: His pronouncements about lowering corporate taxes and eliminating regulations, as you can see, brought hearty but predictable ...

Dead Wild Roses: Wealth Inequality in America

This just popped into my reader.  It deserves to be shared and discussed. Filed under: Politics Tagged: America, Inequality, Politics, Socialism, the 1%

Politics and its Discontents: Spring Signs of A Thaw In Our Political Passivity?

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen in print the term ‘Red Tory’, used to describe an economic conservationism balanced by a social progressiveness. Yet it is included in columns today by The Star’s Thomas Walkom and Chantal Hebert as both reflect upon the significance of Alison Redford’s Progressive Conservative victory in Monday’s Alberta ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: News Hash April 10, 2012

Figured I should drop by and post some… stuff. You know, for the fun of it! Okay, let’s start today with the difference between climate and weather, trends and vagaries… How about the difference between people who put effort into thought and conservatives? No really. Here’s a link to a study by an esteemed publication ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: News Hash April 10, 2012

Figured I should drop by and post some… stuff. You know, for the fun of it! Okay, let’s start today with the difference between climate and weather, trends and vagaries… How about the difference between people who put effort into thought and conservatives? No really. Here’s a link to a study by an esteemed publication ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: News Hash April 10, 2012

Figured I should drop by and post some… stuff. You know, for the fun of it! Okay, let’s start today with the difference between climate and weather, trends and vagaries… How about the difference between people who put effort into thought and conservatives? No really. Here’s a link to a study by an esteemed publication ...