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BP On Trial: “Gross Negligence” in Oil Spill

Yesterday in New Orleans, a trial began to assess whether BP was grossly negligent during the 2010 BP oil spill.  Suffice to say, BP was not only grossly negligent, but the spill itself was grossly gross.  The federal government estimates that 4.1 million barrels of oil were spilled into the gulf of Mexico, making it […]

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The Prison Industry: Big Business using Inmate Labour

In America’s rush to gut out their government and privatize everything, some extremely troubling conflicts of interest are arising. The privatization of homeland security and the privatization of the prison system are two very good examples, where corporate management means that it is actually profitable to inflict suffering. Private companies running homeland security profit most […]

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“This is What Love Looks Like”: Idle No More in Toronto

Today at 2pm by the fountain in the middle of Toronto’s iconic Eaton’s Centre, hundreds of people joined in a flash mob in support of the Idle No More movement and Chief Theresa Spence.  In a heartening and spirited display, First Nations representatives and Canadian citizens beat drums, sang songs, and circled the fountain together […]

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