Tag: canadian politics

December 3, 2008

Prorogue = Martial Law?

If Stephen Harper prorogues Parliament – a practice that is only advisable at the END of a parliamentary session – will this be the equivalent of declaring a state of parliamentary Martial Law? We’ve elected these people to do their job and they’re playing games with our country.  Preventing them from doing so is an act of fascism and treason against the people of Canada. […]

December 2, 2008

A Solution for Canadian Parliament: Acknowledge The Long Tail

For those of you who don’t understand the Long Tail , check out what the concept’s creator, Steve Anderson, has to say about it . Generally, the idea is this:  we live in a world of fragmentation and being ‘number one’ is no longer as important as representing all opportunities in the economic (or social or political) spectrum. There’s really nothing new to the idea:  […]

November 30, 2008

Uniting the Progressive Vote in Canada

Reposted on request Ron Love, organizer of the ‘United Alternative’, explained in this article how his efforts to unite the right paid off in 2000 and how they continue to pay off as Stephen Harper comes closer and closer to a majority government.  He shares his wisdom for the ‘left’ and demonstrates what ‘we’ need to do in order to mount a force that could […]

September 10, 2008

Canadian Election: Made in US Policies are foreign to US

Stephen Harper spoke yesterday in front of a collection of new Canadians, mainly in a desparate appeal to people who may not be familiar with his legacy. This group of Canadians have traditionally supported the Liberals and I don’t think they should forget that they wouldn’t be in Canada if Liberals weren’t leading the country and, more importantly, deciding on the fate of ALL immigrants […]