Dispatches from the front line of the war for democracy: an interview with Chris Hedges

Immersing yourself in author and journalist Chris Hedges’ world, even briefly, is overwhelming and important. His work chronicles all that is ugly and corrupt in the corporate-controlled western world — from environmental destruction, to right-wing Christian fascism, to new-age slavery — and forces you to reconsider the spoon-fed notion that we live in a functioning … Continue reading Dispatches from the front line of the war for democracy: an interview with Chris Hedges

Citizens on the backburner: it’s all about the oil in Alberta

Imagine if you could run roughshod over the laws and be comfortable in the knowledge that you’d only get in trouble about one per cent of the time, and when you did, it amounted to a miniscule fine. What would you do? You’d probably behave like the oil companies operating within Alberta. In a recent … Continue reading Citizens on the backburner: it’s all about the oil in Alberta