Category Archives: Opinion

Obama Gets the Colonial Treatment

  President Barack Obama’s release of his official long-form US birth certificate was a monumental mistake. The world’s most most powerful man allowed himself to received a dose of the psychological humiliation his own father and other non-white natives routinely received under European colonial rule.

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The (evil) magic of attack ads

Attacks ads are negative, anti-democratic. But they work. Michael Ignatieff’s struggling campaign is a case in point. The Liberal supremo is struggling to connect with Canadians, but the Conservative ads targeting him seem to be resonating with Canadians.  Today I counted more than ten people in

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Is Beyoncé Girl-power Anthem Wishful Thinking?

Beyoncé’s much-anticipated lead single, “Run The World (Girls),” gives the erroneous impression; there aren’t enough women leaders presently to significantly change the world for the better for women around the world.

UN Security Council Gives Libyan No-fly Zone Wings

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  The UN Security Council has narrowly voted to authorizing a no-fly zone over Libya. We’re told the resolution seeks to keep Libyan strongman Muammar Gadhafi’s warplanes out of the sky to protect civilians from attacks by his forces. So much is