Category Archives: Human Rights FAIL

Couple who worked in a residential school denounce horrors they witnessed

From CBC’s YouTube channel: Nancy Dyson and Dan Rubenstein worked at St. Michael’s Indian Residential School on Vancouver Island in 1970 as child-care workers. They say after speaking out about neglect and abuse at the school to federal authorities they … Continue reading

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Crappy, CRAPPY Canada Day.

Yes, I know. This is a bit belated. But better now than never, eh? So. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t celebrate this year. Partly because of COVID, partly the shitty weather in my neck of the boonies. … Continue reading

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Down goes Rummy!

Yes, that’s right, ladies, gents, and enbies of all ages. Donald Fucking Rumsfeld has finally commenced his Big Sleep in the Forever Box. And how better to commemorate the occasion than Mike Malloy’s fantasmagorical shredding of the old warmonger and … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Say what?

Oh hey! Here’s Falco as a disgruntled newscaster. What’s he “reporting”? Well, here’s my (singable!) translation of the lyrics: On the Run Say what? Whatchoo say? West Berlin, 1967 First impression: paddywagon A roadblock against the madmen Are you cruisin’ … 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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Donnie wanted to do WHAT when he lost the election???

This is both unbelievable…and yet, TOTALLY believable: So, there goes the dumb “But at least he’s anti-war!” canard. No, he’s NOT anti-war. He’s PRO-war, just like every other US imperialist. Remember his failed attempt to topple Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela … 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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Cops Behaving Badly: What’s up with those bricks, officers?

Sam Seder and Nomiki Konst break down a weird phenomenon: Bricks appearing in the middle of various cities during protests, with no construction sites nearby. The mystery was apparently solved by an anonymous videographer who happened to catch something going … Continue reading

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A doctor explains how George Floyd was killed

Dr. Mike Hansen goes into the anatomy and physiology of asphyxia, and how it applies to the death of George Floyd: So there you have it…that’s how he was able to say “I can’t breathe”, right before he passed out … Continue reading

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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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