Category Archives: Canadian Counterpunch

Music for a Sunday: A memory you’re trying to remember to forget

Lord knows I’m not a fan of Mick Jagger (or a particular one of Dave Grohl, either), but this collab is a humdinger: Are you getting Neil Young “Piece of Crap” vibes? I am. Compare, if you will: Both are … Continue reading

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Government of Canada will apologize for racism inflicted on all-black WWI battalion

I never knew about this battalion either, and that’s definitely a product of systemic racism. Even in the next world war, which began twenty years after the first ended, racism still dictated who got the glory and who got the … Continue reading

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Amazon gets Berned

And it’s not the first time, either. But you still love to see it: It’s even more fun when you get to see David Doel getting in on the beatdown, too. Maybe next time, “The Sniper” will want to just … Continue reading

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Headline Howler: It’s the juxtaposition, stupid.

Or in this case, the stupid juxtaposition: Bring out yer dead!

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Finally.

I’ve known from the start that the so-called Proud Boys were fascists; it was clear from their self-description. And terrorists; it was clear from their actions. But now it’s official at the governmental level here in Canada, too. And that’s … Continue reading

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Time for a Great Canadian Internet Crackdown

Yes, you read that right. Canada needs to crack down on online fascism. You think that sounds harsh? Then watch this. And yes, this is a timely reminder that fascism, like a contagious disease, has a funny way of spilling … Continue reading

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Parliament Hill terrorist’s motives revealed

Via CBC, an unsurprising development, at least for those of us who’ve been following the meanderings of the various right-wing loons of this land: Yeah, surprise, it’s precisely the same thing as happened on a larger scale in the US … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Parallels from the past, and hopes for the future

Back in the 1940s and ’50s, a spectre was haunting young people the world over. Its formal name was poliomyelitis, but it was informally known as “infantile paralysis”, because of its propensity to afflict the very young. For many, it … Continue reading

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Bruce McArthur’s first known victim speaks out

What’s it like to be one of the earliest victims of a serial killer…and somehow to survive a murderous attack? Mark Henderson knows. 19 years ago, he was assaulted by a man he knew by sight in Toronto’s gay village, … Continue reading

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Christine Jessop’s murder has finally been solved

It was a murder that mystified Ontarians (and Canada as a whole) for over three decades. How could a little girl just vanish seemingly without a trace, and several weeks later turn up dead and partially decomposed in a remote … Continue reading

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