Category Archives: Opinion

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The Nobel Peace Prize is slipping into irrelevance

by Brian Lee Crowley | Troy Media | Macdonald Laurier Institute My mother could have told you why giving the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union would produce such a predictable and deserved outpouring of derision. An aspiring writer, she took a creative writing

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Rolling Stone: Inside The FBI Plot Against Occupy

By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Oct. 15, 2012: On this one year anniversary of the Occupy Canada movement, here’s a magnificent piece of reporting by Rolling Stone‘s  Sabrina Rubin Erdely, on how the United States government “turned five stoner misfits into the world’s most hapless terrorist cell.” Five Occupy Cleveland

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Canada’s White Supremacist Views Barred From Parliamentary Committee

By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Sept. 29, 2012: Meet Madi Lussier, one of the two witnesses from the Canadian Immigration Report or, barred from speaking before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration earlier this week. Lussier and her fellow witness had been invited to speak before the committee.

A Robocall Invitation to Toronto Mayor’s Rob “Ford Fest” Barbecue

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  The term “robocall” reminds the majority of Canadians of the robocalls election fraud perpetrated during the May 2011 federal election. The robocalls and related U.S.-style voter suppression methods robbed thousands of Canadians of their voter rights. Canadians have since registered more 1,394  robocalls complaints in

RCMP Grounds Aircraft Carrying Anti-Harper Labour Protest Message

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Sept. 4, 2012: If your progressive message is truthful but critical of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, it automatically qualifies for a “threat” and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) won’t allow it to fly over Ottawa. Let me put it another