Perhaps it’s me, but it’s 2016, and despite how much JustinHarperTrudeau is maintaining CPC policy, I thought at LEAST nuclear disarmament would have been something Trudeau felt worth supporting. Despite the fact that the UN passed a resolution continuing the … [Read more]
CUPW, the union for Canada Post workers, has had some innovative ideas lately which the Harper and Trudeau governments are, not surprisingly, not too keen on. Both governments pursue a neoliberal privatization agenda. Public services like CBC and Canada Post … [Read more]
We need to move to the post-carbon energy infrastructure now. The Heiltsuk are enduring the collateral damage of us not doing so. And they will for years to come. We need to leave the climate change oil juice in the … [Read more]
My Canada respects citizen and journalist free speech. My Canada respects the role of the media in enhancing democracy. My Canada does not cast a chill on political participation. But we need to pivot to this Canada because, along with … [Read more]
Old politics is all about breeding apathy and cynicism so the “leaders” can get on with their business, and the people will just shut up and get out of their way. Pretty arrogant. New politics is all about honesty, integrity … [Read more]
As we watch Obama end his 2nd term as president we need to be mindful of the increasing Soft Fascist America that he perpetuated. An America that decreases its respect for democracy creates the conditions for how Amy Goodman, a … [Read more]
“Politics, Re-Spun” is now WePivot.net! but why, you scream in horror! next month is the 14th anniversary of Politics, Re-Spun…it’s time for a reframing/rebranding/pivot to something more…betterer, or more bigly, if you will. 14 years ago, in the twisted Orwellian … [Read more]
WePivot exists on the unceded, colonized, occupied, ancestral and traditional lands of the Coast Salish people: the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. But this acknowledgement alone is inadequate for many reasons including these and these.