Category Archives: Human Rights FAIL

Quotable: Martin Luther King on “riots”

Please note that he said this all the way back in 1967. And yet, were he still living, he could just as easily have uttered it yesterday. The very conditions black US-Americans face today were already in place back then. … Continue reading

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US citizens protest against re-opening too soon

The Grim Reaper is a really nice touch: Reminds me of that part in Mother Night (by Kurt Vonnegut, a must-read) in which a character chants, almost melodiously, the German phrase: “Leichenträger zur Wache!” (“Corpse-carriers to the guardhouse!”) He’s remembering … Continue reading

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Amazon exec quits, vindicates striking workers

This is a must-see: And this is a must-read: May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon … Continue reading

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Not-so shocker: Drumpf and cronies are behind the COVID protests!

And what’s more, they have the nerve to brag about it: AND Donnie thinks THESE are “very fine people”: Yeah. Donnie is now openly supporting armed fascist thugs. AGAIN. Because remember Charlottesville? Yeah, this is that all over again…and this … Continue reading

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Are WE the virus?

I dunno. What do YOU say, Ash Sarkar? Ah. Aha. For all the dark jokes I may make about COVID-19 and all the stupid people who go out of their way to court it, this much is serious: No, this … Continue reading

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Q. How do we know the coronavirus is a socialist?

A: Because this is who it’s attacking: I’d say it’s not only a socialist, but a locavore to boot. Because who else has the brains to take the proper precautions against globally transmitted viruses? Not capitalists, that’s for sure. PS: … Continue reading

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So THAT’s how they got the CN trains moving again.

This afternoon, one of the CN trains parked on the rails (there are three pairs of them, plus one set of CP tracks) behind my house finally departed for points east, after the blockade near the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory was … Continue reading

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What’s happening in BC, and why the trains aren’t moving

First, a little item from CBC: Marc Garneau says “the system is working”, but anyone who’s living alongside a railway where the trains are stalled on the rails (and there are two of those trains out behind my own house … Continue reading

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It was 30 years ago today…

…that this happened: A terrorist attack on women took place in Montréal. The terrorist specifically said that he was “fighting against feminism”, but for a long time, this aspect of his terror attack was downplayed in the media, and misunderstood … Continue reading

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Dafuq is going on in Bolivia now?

Uh, this. And it’s terrible: Bolivia is in the clutches of fanatical christofascists. From the obvious military coup, to that creepy “cross” hand gesture they made when swearing in their sham government, to Jeanine Añez’s rabid declarations that indigenous people’s … Continue reading

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