i am fed up with a government that shows no respect to workers - without whom it would crumble - and confused why the union refuses to fight with all it has to protect the hard won right - which people in the past died for - to collectively bargain with the employer.
i am also confused why “the public” and “parents” who go on and on about how voting is so important and its a right that people - women and people of colour especially - fought and died for, get up in arms when teachers - many of whom are women and people of colour - attempt to protect a right that those before them fought and died for - the right to collectively bargain. teach your child that they deserve respect in the workplace and you’ll contribute to a better world for all. teach them that if they stand up to authority when it behaves egregiously they’ll be fired and you teach them to usher in fascism.
Keep the Indians off the front-page. That, in a phrase, is the Harper approach to aboriginal issues in Canada.
From Mike Harris and “I want those fucking Indians out of the park” to Stephen Harper and “keep the Indians off the front page.” Progress.
Video: So Mike Harris wants to get into the elder care business?
Harris and his wife, Laura, announced Tuesday they are starting a home-care franchise called “Nurse Next Door” to help seniors — pointing out the over-65 crowd comprises 15 per cent of Toronto’s population.
This is where we juxtapose.