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From Watching the Green Party Contest.

As I started writing this I had just turned off the TV from the Green party leadership virtual convention. I would rather not have to hear the grovelling concession speeches. So the Green party establishment’s hand picked candidate won. It was close. It is questionable whether a real “green socialist” candidate would have been able …

A response to Michael Roberts blog “Deficits, debt and deflation after the pandemic”

A response to Michael Roberts blog “Deficits, debt and deflation after the pandemic” at https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/2020/06/29/deficits-debt-and-deflation-after-the-pandemic/?unapproved=176927&moderation-hash=7b91fc740971d2b4ebfc27ad8b34e2f2#comment-176927 Whewg! I hope ole Robbie has it wrong about inflation. I am on a fixed income and that will be very bad news for such as I. However, I don’t expect that to happen, not soon anyway. I do not think …

Now is the time for the real pandemic revolt to start

This piece is a followup to what I did last May 18, critical of those denouncing emergency pandemic measures as a violation of civil liberty. It’s at https://blog.burble.ca/2020/05/18/on-pandemics-and-civil-liberties-for-someone-who-should-know-better/#more-166 Public attention is currently distracted by the latest hysteria over police behaviour but I am putting this out now anyway. In a few days I think it …

All the Noise About “Restoring” the Gardiner

Now I have something again to blog about. It is a Toronto local politics kind of issue. It has to do with the Gardiner expressway and the latest of many ways it troubles my neighbourhood. I was at a community meeting the other day. This time it was about the construction noise being generated by …