HIP OR HARDASS

I WANTED ZOMBIES is a strange catchphrase to use to fight Covid-19. Will such "hip"  messaging work. Or, will hitting businesses with stiff fines for not protecting their workers do the job? The times don’t allow for any certainty. So, Toronto is going with zombies, while the Peel Region is going with fines.

A PLACE FOR US

LABOUR DAY JUST DOESN’T CUT IT. One day a year is not enough to honour all working folks have done, and keep doing every day, to make Canada work as well as it does for all of us. But, making that history—that truth— a visible, accessible and daily presence in our lives is not easy.

CARTOON DUPES?

LIAM KENNEDY CAUGHT CAPITALISM WITH ITS PANTS DOWN. His recent paper “‘Whenever there’s trouble, just yelp for help’: Crime, Conservation and Corporatization in Paw Patrol” argues capitalist propaganda not only exists, but is on prominent display every day on a kids’ TV show