Category Archives: Justice

Justice Delayed: Bus Shelter Killers Get Life

Sometimes it takes a high-profile act of violence against a homeless person to bring the problem back into the minds of those who have become so desensitized to seeing people living on the streets every day, the head of a national advocacy group says. “We want … Continue reading

Posted in Bigotry, Homeless, Justice, Public Awareness, Violence | Leave a comment

To Baltimore (and Worlwide) Fans Of “The Wire”

Scroll  few bars down into the recent post section, entitled “The Wire Still Rules”and you’ll find the entire “The Wire” album — all the music and selected dialogue.  Happy Christmas.  (If the recent posts section gets too long, just search the … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Daily Life, Humour, Justice, Police, Public Awareness | Leave a comment

Lay Down Your Guns

Browsing back through my 135 posts, I realized I never did a video from a West Islander at least not about guns.  I did a few about guns  so here are a couple more.  First April Wine, and the late Joe Strummer.

Posted in Cop Watch, Crime, Death, Human Rights, Justice, Photos, Police, Prisons | 1 Comment

Call For Posts For Which It Is Highly Unliky You Will Ever Get Paid

I started this blog back when I was on the street, in the Mission computer lab.  Well, not actually ON the street, but close enough.  It has always been a solo thing.  An episodic journal of life in the low … Continue reading

Posted in Addictions, Bigotry, Brickbats & Bouquets, Cop Watch, Crime, Daily Life, Death, Education, Family, Free Expression, Gov't Policy, Health & Welfare, Homeless, Human Rights, Humour, Justice, Mental Health, News, Photos, Police, Prisons, Public Awareness, Suicide, Surveilance, Violence | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Ezra Levant’s Paranoia Continues To Grow

Spot The Fanatic I can’t resist sharing this gem from Ezra Levant, the omnipresent Rush Limbaugh wannabe from Stun News.   Apparently tired of single cell conspiracy theories, Rush Ezra now seems to be convinced that he’s battling not only the … Continue reading

Posted in Bigotry, Gov't Policy, Human Rights, Justice, Youth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Anonymous Leaks NYPD Video Of “Occupy” Eviction

Anonymous, yes that one, leaked eleven gigabytes of video today from the original eviction of Occupy Wall Street protesters from New York’s Zuccotti Park on Nov. 15 of last year.  The video was shot by official police videographers and so … Continue reading

Posted in Free Expression, Gov't Policy, Human Rights, Justice, Police, Protest, Videos, Violence | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Musical Interlude For Carré Rouge; The Maple Spring

Here’s a couple of songs for Carré Rouge & Maple Spring, the Quebec student protest movement that last week toppled a government and won their fight for affordable post-secondary education.  With truly inspiring commitment, endurance, and restraint, the student-led movement … Continue reading

Posted in Brickbats & Bouquets, Justice, Protest, Youth | Tagged , | Leave a comment