Things Are Good: Even Massive Multinationals Support Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is what allows the internet to be what it is, and without it the internet would be pretty much useless. The Trump administration is presently trying to eliminate net neutrality to protect the profits of a very small group of companies. It’s worth noting that the Obama administration also tried this but didn’t ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Jody Issel, Soldiers of Odin Moose Jaw President, Isn’t Even Trying Anymore

You know, if there's one positive thing about Trump's election is that the racists we've been covering here for years have become refreshingly honest about their views. Take this guy for example: Now this is admittedly an older photo of Jody Issel, but it does sort of capture a particular moment in time, specifically the ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Jody Issel, Soldiers of Odin Moose Jaw President, Isn’t Even Trying Anymore

You know, if there's one positive thing about Trump's election is that the racists we've been covering here for years have become refreshingly honest about their views. Take this guy for example: Now this is admittedly an older photo of Jody Issel, but it does sort of capture a particular moment in time, specifically the ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Andrew Benson Reappears With Interesting Friends

It seems that in addition to the Goudreau, who recently came to our attention after a lengthy absence, another character whom we had once been keeping close tabs on but whom we lost track of has reappeared on our radar: Andrew Benson has been somewhat of a political chameleon over the years. He started out as ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean Photographed with Aryan Guard/Blood & Honour Associate

Okay, the title of this article could rightfully be accused of being click bait and of being  unfair to Brian Jean, but it is also an accurate title. Much like the late Rob Ford was photographed a an event with an individual well known to those familiar with the racist movement in Canada, so too ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean Photographed with Aryan Guard/Blood & Honour Associate

Okay, the title of this article could rightfully be accused of being click bait and of being  unfair to Brian Jean, but it is also an accurate title. Much like the late Rob Ford was photographed a an event with an individual well known to those familiar with the racist movement in Canada, so too ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: June 2016 Bits and Bites: Paul Fromm, Robert Reitmeier, Tyler Sturrup, Canadians United 4 Canada, and Assault on Muslim Woman

A few things have occurred over the past few days that we figure warrant some discussion, though not necessarily stand alone posts. First on the agenda is another example of Paulie having a bad day, which is generally a good day for most people. He was scheduled to give a speech in Victoria, however the ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: June 2016 Bits and Bites: Paul Fromm, Robert Reitmeier, Tyler Sturrup, Canadians United 4 Canada, and Assault on Muslim Woman

A few things have occurred over the past few days that we figure warrant some discussion, though not necessarily stand alone posts. First on the agenda is another example of Paulie having a bad day, which is generally a good day for most people. He was scheduled to give a speech in Victoria, however the ...

Things Are Good: The Web Makes You Humble, Not Stupid

In the early years of the internet people worried that it would make people stupid and people would sit around not contributing to society. It turns out that the internet is not as bad as TV. Indeed, the web may make us more humble and help us realize our own ignorance. One possibility is that ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Article in Calgary Sun Regarding Murder of Mark Mariani

The article published on Saturday lays out much of the evidence (in addition to the released audio transcript that was released a two years ago) used to ultimately convict Tyler Sturrup and Robert Reitmeier, founding members of Western European Bloodlines (WEB) which was, if one can believe it, a more violent offshoot of the Aryan Guard. We ...

Things Are Good: Amplifyd: A Platform to Stop Corporations from Doing Evil

Amplifyd Pledges – How It Works from Amplifyd on Vimeo. Amplifyd is a new online platform that connects people to empower campaigns that want to stop corporations from doing evil things. The first campaign is focused on getting Starbucks and Peet’s Coffee to serve only organic milk in their stores. In the future you can ...

Things Are Good: So Many Blogs About Sustainability!

Site like Things Are Good which cover good news about the environment, people, and politics aren’t that rare. When we started this site nearly 10 years ago there were few options to find places that cover good news. That has since changed. Recently the folks over at AHAALiving did a round up of just Canadian ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Bill Noble: Still a Little Bitter

It's been a while since we wrote about the folks who were associated with Kyle McKee's AG/B&H/C18/AARP/WWE/NAMBLA but we certainly haven't forgotten about them. While he certainly has been quiet these days with McKee's one time ally, now rival Max Hynes getting much of the press, he has been quietly trying to reestablish himself. Part ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Southern Ontario Skins: A Cast of Stooges Part III (Trouble in Paradise)

The bromance between Southern Ontario "Skinhead" founder Max Hynes and his newest member Brodie "Bee Fresh" Walsh has continued through it's honeymoon period this week. Here they are wearing matching hats: Our guess on the next SOS product placement? Beer koozies. Still, it can't be a bonehead photo without at least one person being shirtless, ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Tyler Sturrup Appealing Murder Conviction

Late last year Robert Reitmeier was convicted of murder Mark Mariani. A year previously Tyler Sturrup pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison for his participation in the murder with no possibility for parole for 10 years. Evidently, Sturrup wants a do-over: Calgary Neo-Nazi appeals murder conviction By Kevin Martin ,Calgary Sun First ...

Things Are Good: Inject More Serendipity Into Your Online Adventures

Not Recommended For You is a new website that is a reaction to all the other websites that recommend content based on what you do. Google tailors your search results so they are different than your friend’s and other websites track what you do on their sites to drive you to click more. Not Recommended ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Murderer Robert Reitmeier Appealing Conviction

Not necessarily surprising, mind you. No doubt this will be difficult for the Mariani family, but unless something truly unexpected occurs, we suspect that the appeal will be rejected.  Neo-Nazi murderer, Robert Reitmeier, files appeal Reitmeier was found guilty in November of 2nd-degree murder in 2010 death of Mark Mariani By Meghan Grant, CBC News Posted: ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Robert Reitmeier Found Guilty

Rob Reitmeier guilty of 2nd-degree murder, says jury   Self-proclaimed white supremacist charged after 2010 beating death of Mark Mariani CBC News Posted: Nov 20, 2013 9:53 PM MT Last Updated: Nov 20, 2013 10:09 PM MT Self-proclaimed white supremacist Rob Reitmeier has been found guilty of second-degree murder by a jury in the 2010 ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Reitmeier Murder Trial Does To Jury

Nothing much to add. Here’s the link to the story.

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Tyler Sturrup: “If I have a fucking question about her I’ll make her be dead."

More disturbing testimony today at the murder trial of Robert Reitmeier. Yesterday and today the jury heard Tyler Sturrup and Robert Reitmeier conversations between Reitmeier and Tyler Sturrup which appears to refer to the murder. Here are a few excerpts: “I mean you know how much anxiety rips my … heart out every … day,” ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: The Reitmeier Murder Trial: A Third Person

As we thought, video surveillance evidence is playing a significant role in the murder trial of Robert Reitmeier, co-founder of the white supremacist group Western European Bloodlines (W.E.B) which was itself an off-shoot to the Aryan Guard. Despite the prosecution’s efforts to have the video evidence declared inadmissible, the jury was shown videos of Reitmeier ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Reitmeier Murder Trial Begins

Photo likely taken aroundJanuary 2012 while in remand We had been pursuing up old websites using the handy tool that is the Wayback Machine last night when we decided to take a look back at one of the sites Kulbashian used to host, TorontoSkinHeads.com. Given that Robert Reitmeier's trial began today, we found this part ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Andrew Benson: “I am not a fan of political correctness”

During the summer when we wrote about a far-right and antisemitic Catholic organization's list of speakers at an upcoming event in Canada we noted that one of the speakers was American libertarian and frequent presidential candidate Ron Paul. We also noted in one photograph that standing beside Mr. Paul was an individual well known to ...

Writings of J. Todd Ring: Reflections on tumblr, facebook and social media

Going from specifics to depth and breadth, and from particularities to universals, here are some thoughts for your consideration, for anyone who may be interested. I’ve come to love the social networking / blogging community / window onto the web which is called tumblr. That being said, tumblr is largely what you make of it. ...

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: A Personal Look Inside W.E.B.

A few weeks back a series of messages were left on the blog detailing one individual's experience with the Calgary-based hate group WEB. Our readers are very well acquainted with WEB and the actions of their members, the most violent action of which was the murder of Mark Mariani, a crime that WEB member Tyler ...