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Me in The Nation...

Huffing and puffing about Ferguson, the warrior cop, and the arsenal of racial oppression.

Culture

Reforming Marijuana Laws in Canada - The Current Situation

Reforming Marijuana Laws in Canada – The Current Situation

Marijuana legalization or decriminalization can be a difficult topic to handle because the opposing sides to the debate are so radically different than the others ideas that there can be almost no logical development in the argument. 1,433 more words

Domestic Politics

Ferguson Follies

So, let me begin by saying that I’m back from my hike, and will be resuming blogging forthwith.

Next, let me say that I am not going to talk directly about what happened in Ferguson, Missouri. 532 more words

Latest Polls Show Strong Support Among Scots to Remain As Part of United Kingdom

With only a month to go until Scotland votes on independence from Britain, polls suggest the plan will be defeated, leaving First Minister Alex Salmond and the Yes camp in an uphill battle to secure victory. 535 more words

UK Politics

Canada's Changing Its Approach to Privacy -- What It Means for Canadian Citizens

Canada’s Changing Privacy Laws and How They Affect Canadians

So the Harper government probably knew I was writing this before it was posted! Just kidding (well maybe not) but this is a concern many Canadians should have with the new laws about changing our privacy that are currently being pushed through the House of Commons. 1,022 more words

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Nothing to hide? Why we should hide the nothing.

The UK government has recently pushed through an emergency surveillance bill (worryingly/amusingly with the acronym DRIP) that has been roundly criticised but is hard to care about.   496 more words

Domestic Politics