That’s where I’m headed- From the impasse, into the forest, the ocean, the stars. The voyage done as nakedly as possible- wholly unarmed and not just void of a destination, resistant of one.
Take a moment Canada to savour this small victory for the truth over propaganda. We may have barely passed but most countries fail this test. Consider even in the tight Democrat victory in the last U.S. election Americans at least had significant counterpoints for right wing propaganda. Canadians did not have this luxury.
If you want to understand where the seeds of hate and division are being sown in Canada, it’s as difficult as typing, “Ontario Proud,” in the Facebook search bar and pressing Enter.
Exploring who the Conservatives are and what they represent. The undue influence of Conservative media via various platforms. What the consequences of Conservative Governments has been- who has benefited, who has been hurt. What the Conservative Big Lie is. What will happen to our Universal Health Care.
“Gord and I, we knew so little about residential schools,” Mike says. “I really didn’t know anything about them, to my shame. And I think at that time our feeling was, if we knew so little about something like this, like wow, there must be millions of Canadians who have no idea.”
Mike Downie to CBC News, 2018
“This was going to happen. A pandemic was going to happen because of who we are and what we do. A pandemic was going to happen and people were going to die in large numbers in places like the United States because of how they have designed their country. “
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