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hitler- by Garnet Rogers
I see people here rightfully decrying hate and racism, and wondering how we could have forgotten just how terrible fascism and Nazism are. I see lots of films and photos of the death camps being shared, and footage of naked women and children being herded into fields to be shot next to an open grave by grinning Nazi soldiers who feel no shame, but who in fact grin and wave at the camera.
"How can we have forgotten?"
The thing is,

Screen Shot 2017-08-15 at 1.48.37 PM- by Jon Farmer

There are people in this video chanting "white lives matter" but it is clear that to them no life matters. They are an example of what happens when people value power and authority over everything else. If we believe otherwise, if we believe that in fact human beings are equal in their value, inherent dignity, and right to life, then we have to be willing to support others in those beliefs and in organizing to support them. In Canada our ...

labour- by David McLaren

Over the past 40 years CEO compensation has increased by roughly 85%. Over the same 40 years, Ontario workers' productivity has increased 40%, but average incomes have not even kept pace with inflation. In Ontario, the minimum wage has effectively increased by $1. One dollar in 40 years. Time for a raise, I think.

The United Way of Bruce Grey has reported on the need for more money in more people's pockets. Food bank use

canada150-by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

Sometimes the calendar says it is the date to celebrate – Christmas, a birthday or anniversary. But someone in the family who should be there is in the hospital, and others who would be at dinner are sitting by their bedside. Or someone has lost a baby or a spouse or a job.

So the date does not go unrecognized, uncelebrated. The children still help blow out the candles; Santa Claus still comes. But there is a difference in the tone of the event. A respect, a deference to those who are in pain.

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