Politics Unspun

Which Canada are we supposed to commemorate?
A country’s history is the living inheritance of all its citizens; unfortunately, they have little say in how governments “spend” their inheritance. The elected “trustees” determine the direction that a country takes and so become part of history, which means that they have the power to edit and co-opt the past to promote their present political and popular legitimacy.

In nominally democratic states like Canada, such co-optation is especially evident at a milestone, a time when a government stands atop the historical pyramid to bask shamelessly in the achievements and reputations of those who came before. Justin Trudeau, our current prime minister—or is that “photo-op minister”—is the very definition of such shamelessness: a callow, image-obsessed dilettante who brings no qualities to public office and equates schmoozing with governing.


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June 13, B.C. government a Royal Farce Feb. 26, Denial of history is still a script of choice in Hollywood Jan. 30, Zionist Theatre of the Absurd presents a double-bill farce starring Donny and Bibi
Interview with Russell Scott evaluating the first 3 weeks of Trump’s presidency and whether it is already beyond repair. Interview with Kevin Barrett (from 54:00) about the imbecility of Donald Trump and the odds of him not serving out his term.
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UN Report on Israel’s Apartheid
Because of Isramerican intimidation, this report on the repressive nature of Israel’s occupation has been deleted from the UN website. You can beat the censors by downloading a copy here.

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