Day: December 1, 2008

December 1, 2008

Financial Crisis and Ecological Amnesia

I’ve been using this blog to try to point out some of the flaws in getting the same old crew to repair the messes that they created in the first place.  Of course, to take a page from the Adbusters gang as they revved up Buy Nothing Day for last week, we also start to understand that the core of the problem is us.  Until […]

December 1, 2008

What Was the Point of the Economic Statement

It seems the Conservative government has blinked and has eliminated several of the more contentious components of the economic statement from last Thursday.  John Baird said over the weekend that they won’t try to eliminate the right for public sector members to strike, nor would they eliminate public funding for campaign finance.  Of course, it wasn’t Harper or Flaherty making these statements.  It was Baird.  […]