"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form."
July 20, 2018EducationPolitics in CanadaSuffer all ye Ontario childrenCharles McVety, the so-called “evangelical leader” who delivered unto Doug Ford a social conservative Christian base, is less about loving the poor and disadvantaged and more about promoting hate.Doug Fordcharles mcvetyevangelicalsex educationIsraelislamophobia
Corey BalsamSid ShniadOn Thursday, July 19, Israel ceased being a democracy -- even on paper. Yesterday's passing of the controversial nation-state bill enshrines into Israel's Basic Laws the definition of Israel as the homeland of the Jewish people, who now possess "an exclusive right to national self-determination in it." The new law st […]
Penney KomeSuppose you were a member of a soccer team, scheduled for an important home game against another, much tougher team. Your manager (let's call him Rump) has pulled together some impressive wins in the past, but lately he's been erratic, picking fights with everyone. During an intermission in the game, suddenly the manager of the opposing […]
Civil Liberties WatchPolitics in CanadaCharities are now free to engage in non-partisan political activities. That's the explicit message of the Ontario Superior Court in its decision this week. What a huge relief to those many charities that suffered through Stephen Harper's politically motivated Canada Revenue Agency audits! While Justin Trudeau […]
Three years ago, the Democratic Socialists of America had about 6,000 members across the country--fewer than the American Racing Pigeon Union. Since then, DSA membership has shot up more than 600 percent.