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International Day of Action for Burnaby Mountain and ALL Land Defenders

Posted November 29, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

This is an international day of action, so check the event page to see what’s up in your town, for TOMORROW! And if there’s nothing at your home, be the change! Let’s consolidate our recent victories and continue moving public opinion to transitioning to the post-carbon energy infrastructure: wind, solar, tidal, geothermal, rail, transit, energy […]

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Entitlements? What About Understanding UNentitlements?

Posted November 28, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

OK, I’m fine admitting it. I focus on entitlements a lot. I’m often trying to encourage people to examine our unexamined entitlements: race, age, economic class, gender, sexuality, etc. But one way to understand entitlements is to understand how unentitlements work. I’m guilty of overlooking this. Until today. Read this, below, then read the rest […]

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Culture

Politics, Re-Spun: Ferguson?

Posted November 25, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

If there’s anything you can learn from Ferguson this morning, it’s that we need to check our race- and class-based social, political and economic entitlements.

It’s the least we can do this morning.

“If racism is something you’re sick of hearing about, imagine how exhausting it must be living it every day.” Jon Stewart

— Kendra Coulter (@DrKendraCoulter) November 25, 2014

Deaths from police shootings
US 461 (*updated, likely undercount)
Germany 8
Britain 0
Japan 0

#Ferguson pic.twitter.com/WqBnHNIdaA

— Conrad Hackett (@conradhackett) November 25, 2014

August 11, 2014 Welcome to the 1,000th Politics, Re-Spun Editorial! (1) July 15, 2013 Fearing Kate (Read more…)

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Allan's Perspective

We got trouble in River City folks!

Posted August 24, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers; I should warn you from the get-go that this article will not be politically correct or even nice! It might even border on the racist and elitist according to some, but I am going to say things that need to be said! Ya see, these last few weeks is one of those periods […]

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