Posts Tagged ‘canada’

Anti-environmentalism will be front and centre in a Ford government in Ontario..

May 25, 2018

Worldwide, the populist right does not have a common ideology or program. It varies from country to country. Its tenets could include nationalism, hostility to immigrants and refugees, varying degrees of racism and Islamophobia, and mistrust of both educated, urban elites and of government.

Some of the attitudes on that list fit the Doug Ford Ontario Conservatives; some do not. There is, however, one key ideological tenet not on the list that unites most on the populist right, especially in North America: radical and fervent anti-environmentalism.


Ontario election campaign full of drama..

May 24, 2018

Why Doug Ford’s platform won’t actually save Ontarians money..

May 24, 2018

Doug Ford accused of selling ‘bogus’ party memberships..

May 24, 2018

The fraud of the Ontario NDP’s “left” election platform..

May 23, 2018

The New Democratic Party’s (NDP) tepid platform for the June 7 Ontario election is being touted by media outlets, the trade unions, and the pseudo-left as a bold “left” turn and a return to the party’s social-democratic roots. Such claims only underscore how far to the right bourgeois politics has shifted in Canada.

‘Mark my words, Andrea Horwath is going to win Ontario’..

May 22, 2018

Happy Victoria Day! I’m feeling good about my prediction that the next Premier of Ontario will be Andrea Horwath.

When I made that prediction back on February 27, scads of commenters on social media and quite a few on my blog and at rabble said I was crazy.

Ontario NDP surges in polls, party feels a win is possible..

May 22, 2018

The many faces of Justin Trudeau..

May 20, 2018

Guides and toolkits for the 2018 Ontario provincial election..

May 17, 2018

Election day in Ontario is on June 7, 2018, advance voting starts May 26, and you can vote at your returning office starting May 10. The polls show a tightening of the race but they still are predicting a PC win and that means Doug Ford may become Ontario’s premier.

We Are All Venezuela, Donald Foreman, Canadian Participant..

May 17, 2018