One of the things that boggles my mind looking at the reality that has forced itself upon us is that people still refer to the system in terms of “politics” and “politicians.” The people who have settled themselves uncomfortably into the U.S. administration (and behind the scenes into arguably all
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a punk rock movement sprung up in Cuba, bringing together a love of music and being an outcast from its state-run society. They called themselves Los Frikis, and they were the scum of the earth as far as the Cuban government was concerned. The discrimination
It can be shamefully easy up here in Canada to sit back and watch the antics to the South, feeling safe an secure in our multicultural snuggie. The reality is that if you flipped over a few rocks up here, you’d find the same squirming underbelly of hate-fueled maggots. Sure,
We can still disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist – Son of Baldwin, a/k/a Robert Jones Jr. When walking in open territory, bother no one. If someone bothers you, ask him to stop.
by DARIEN CAVANAUGH via Defiant When alt-right poster boy Richard Spencer’s face ended up on the receiving end of the punch memed around the world on Inauguration Day, it raised questions among liberals and leftists about the role of violence in politics. The debate quickly intensified following reports that an
Valentine’s Day is pretty much a crock of shit, made up holiday. While the sentiment of honoring your loved ones/partners is admirable, it’s more about making a shitload of money for companies like Hallmark, who then use their profits to contribute to Republican candidates, who in turn support anti-abortion legislation.