Category Archives: Politics

Canada- politics today

Politics will never be a final solution- life is far deeper. In a 21stC secular reality we need to proceed the best we can.  (CBC) Regardless that I am a federalist liberal, given the Trump chaotic era, Trudeau is giving … Continue reading

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Trump Congress speech- still a loose cannon wolf

A POV: Only DonaldTrump would have the unmitigated gaul to get a SEAL killed through his negligence, then parade his grieving widow as a prop…and then complain when some Congressmen don’t cheer. Respect for the death of any servicemen should … Continue reading

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Immigration, citizenship essay – John Ralston Saul 

A truly remarkable Canadian, John Ralston Saul pens an essay about the time tested foil for conflict/ immigration. His current essay tackles the issue of identity in an age when borders or faith seem to reign mighty. A lengthy article … Continue reading

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Rise of tyranny- Plato

Chilling reference to Plato’s Republic and our fear of Trump. http://www.openculture.com/2017/02/did-platos-republic-predict-the-rise-of-donald-trump.html From: http://www.openculture.com/2017/02/did-platos-republic-predict-the-rise-of-donald-trump.html Under such presumably decadent conditions, “a would-be tyrant would seize his moment”:He is usually of the elite but is in tune with the time. Given over to … Continue reading

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Labour movement/ class/ it’s about ethical practice 

Can labour movement survive?  a significant scale. Nothing in American politics compares with the civil-rights crusade, the movement against the Vietnam War, or the labor wars of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Could that change? Might the future … Continue reading

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The man who knew-911 Frontline 

https://youtu.be/vtVklkVOF-k PBS Frontline episode The Man Who Knew.  As an FBI agent who specialized in counter-terrorism, John P. O’Neill investigated the bombing of the American embassies in Africa, the USS Cole in Yemen, the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, and … Continue reading

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Evangelicals supporting Trump need Sunday School

Even aethists have struggles with faith. They have at least considered what it means. Devout Christians often struggle. Life on earth is trying and confusing. It tests us.    I struggle with my faith. Finding wisdom is hard work even … Continue reading

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