Cue the fireworks, Milan has started a new group blog project about climate change, specifically about the importance of leaving coal and other non-renewables in the ground. The key logic is as simple as this: if we burn all the non-renewables we are certainly doomed to catastrophic climate change – but if we restrict ourselves […]Read More Burycoal.com
Tyler Shipley of the Consumer goods is releasing his record of songs written during/about the 2009-10 CUPE 3903 strike. The release concert/party will be at the Central, next to Honest Ed’s, on March 6th from 6 to 9pm. Tyler’s music is compelling and surprisingly fun to listen to. Try “Hockey Night in Afghanada” – a […]Read More Tyler’s new Record – “Sentinel Road”
I love this city. Everytime I come here, not only do I have a wonderful time – but I feel a kind of spontaneous affinity for this place which resembles far more how I feel about Vancouver than how I feel about anywhere else. Like the trip I paid to Montreal during reading week fall […]Read More Montreal Week: Winter 2010
In a recent long drawn out argument with Milan over tensions concerning the oversight of institutions which can not be subject to normal democratic control, i.e. central banks, I had some thoughts concerning not so much what a Government is or could be – but rather concerning the implications of the kinds of answers we […]Read More Ideals as Forces of Historical Particularity
Saturday’s benefit concert was a success! We raised almost 400$ for charity, and decided on which charities to give to democratically. We picked Batay Ouvriye (Fight-Work) and Partners in Health. Due to a complex democratic money-allocation vote, Batay will get 17$ for every 10$ Partners gets. Good thing we have a calculator. I took videos […]Read More Haitian Benefit a Success!
Tonight at 8pm (February 5th, 2010), Kevin Annett will be speaking on residential schools and his experience bringing the Canadian genocide to light at 403 Huron Street, Toronto. Last night I watched his film “Unrepentant” on the same topic (available to view on google video). It is a powerful work. Kevin Annett has brought to […]Read More Kevin Annett Speaks Tonight in CCRI North Dining Hall