Tag Archives: protest

Climate Change: an Act of Compassion

Wynn Bruce Sets Himself on Fire (April 22, 2022) A man (54) from Boulder, Colorado burned himself to death in front of the US Supreme Court. Why? It takes guts to try to set the world on fire by committing … Continue reading

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Yesterday in History IX

Solidarity Strike! (March 27, 1981) On this day in 1981: More than 12 million Poles go on strike for 4 hours as part of the Solidarity movement. When you look back at historical moments like this, they can be very … Continue reading

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How Anything Happens, Against All Odds

The Tipping Point (2013 Edition) My son got this book for me, for my 72nd birthday. Thanks, Derek. After reading most of my other books from my birthday, I am starting to settle on this one. The title alone has … Continue reading

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Finally, After Twenty-Two Days, Some Movement

The Police Come Out in Force, to Enforce the Emergencies Act It might not have occurred to the truckers (and others) protesting in Ottawa for the past three weeks that the presence of their children at the scene of the … Continue reading

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Conflict: How to Win Friends and Influence People?

Spectrum of Allies and Opponents No, how to divide and rule… May I remind you that when I pose a question in the title of a post, I am hinting that the answer is “NO”? The Freedom Blockade in Ottawa … Continue reading

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David Icke Just Called Us “Fascist Canada”

He Obviously Doesn’t Know His Left from His Right This graphic is almost a repeat of the results from the 2019 federal election. In Canada, the left of centre is represented by the colour red, the right of centre by … Continue reading

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OK, World, Here’s What Most Canadians Feel:

Being Mad Doesn’t Make You Right It isn’t often that I’m moved to share another individual’s blog, in full, but this one from parentingishard.org is spot on when it comes to tackling the difficult situation facing Canadians about the Freedom … Continue reading

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QR Passports: Canada’s Two Classes of Citizenship

The New Caste System: the Vaccinated and the Unvaccinated Talk about ‘untouchables’. Rick Mercer’s rant about COVID-19 brought a thought to my mind, which then got repeated by a protestor on the CTV News last night: by getting the government … Continue reading

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“Mixed Feelings” about the Truckers’ Blockade:

It’s Been Two Whole Weeks Now Wow! This ‘protest’ has been going on for a fortnight. And, as is usually the case, it is divisive as hell. Now, my normal stance in these matters is to side with the ones … Continue reading

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Ugly Canadians: The Federal Election Campaign Turned Nasty

Trudeau Protest (Yesterday) This is one of the few ‘nice’ images from that confrontation in Bolton, Ontario. You can read about it in the Toronto Star, here. In truth, I don’t recognize our country anymore. The dividing line is along … Continue reading

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