We love our tales about how Canada offered sanctuary to U.S. slaves for decades, but the unabridged version is it sustained African bondage for much longer. In a recent rabble.ca story titled "Canada's earliest immigration policies made it a safe haven for escaped slaves," Penney Kome ignores the fact that Africans were held in bondage here... Continue Reading →
Are tolls a ‘flat tax’ or one step in building a sane (carless) society?
What’s left and what’s right? Usually it is obvious, but sometimes you have to take a step back and consider the bigger picture. For example, the Toronto toll debate has exposed a lack of scrutiny of the leading source of corporate profit over the past century by many supposed leftists. Absent a political economy of... Continue Reading →
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