“If you’re wondering why gas prices have gone up substantially recently- Taxes aren’t the reason. If someone is telling you that you really should be asking why they are lying to you.”
The question- Can Canada maintain self-determination with our communication channels largely compromised?
“When the US radical right is going after Canada nobody is safe. When I say democracy is fragile I mean it. We shall survive this onslaught but only if we don’t remain silent bystanders. Stand up for our friend Canada and let your voice be heard.”
Bruce Heyman, former US Ambassador to Canada
Maybe many of us are resisting the Conservative pro-convoy propaganda because we see the enterprise for what it is- the embodiment of a selfish and ignorant disregard for the consequences of their reluctance to get vaccinated. We see the convoy at its’ most transparent- The problem presenting itself as the solution.
A beguiling Spotify playlist from Boards of Canada accompanied by a whimsical exploration of the link between their music and the National; Film Board’s catalogue of vintage vignettes.
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.
“Mal’s drinking coffee, I’m drinking tea… because I’m not a savage…”
“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. “
by Darren Clarke, April 19, 2020 (In this sports starved, social distancing, world, the Left Field Lark provides […]