Category Archives: Youth

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

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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

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Homeless death toll continues to climb | rabble.ca

By John Bonnar August 14, 2012 The photo, featuring a yellow candle burning brightly, hung over the Toronto Homeless Memorial board as a symbol of hope that one day homeless deaths will be a thing of the past. For now … Continue reading

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Children of the Revolution II

I just had to add this link as a follow up to my Children Of The Revolution  post.   I somehow missed this article about Tyler Thompson the Barhaven teen who raised $2,400 for the Ottawa Mission which, with matching … Continue reading

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Yo! Tories! Anybody home?

On Tuesday, local candidates in next week’s federal election sat down to break bread with street folk at the Shep’s and discuss their views on the problem of homeless in Ottawa. The Alliance To End Homelessness sent out a general … Continue reading

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Children of the Revolution

I was feeling a bit discouraged this morning after scanning the news and trolling the various cybernooks and crannies that I troll for this stuff.  Far too many candidates for Brickbats.  I desperately needed to throw a Bouquet. And there … Continue reading

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NIMBYs, NAZIs, and Taggers

People on the street need a place to go Walkin’ with the beat if it’s not too slow When the night’s dark shadow falls On the sidewalk scenes and the concrete canyon walls. ~Neil Young Sadly, it seems that every … Continue reading

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