Tim Koch , an International Socialist Organization member in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., comments on the debate among the left about internal discussion and group security. FOR SOME years now, it has been common currency on the left to proclaim the universal goodness of openness, of the “free airing of ideas” and so on.
Brixton, south London became a police officer’s playground yesterday, as the Met swamped the area in what was either an intimidating macho show of force, or a reassuring, good-natured piece of community outreach, depending on your opinion. The one-day event was called “Brixton Unites” and was billed as a joint initiative between the Met’s gang crime unit – Trident – and the local council. According to the press release , it was a day for the cops to clamp down on local gang activity in the wake of two fatal stabbings last month and recent raids against the Guns and Shanks gang.
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Marina Bay. Flickr photo by Nicolas Lannuzel (CC License) Singapore was recently rated by the Economist Intelligence Unit as the most expensive city in the world. But many Singaporeans are disputing the tag which they claim to be misleading and even inaccurate.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 NDP MP Megan Leslie to rabble columnist Murray Dobbin: The NDP has got big ideas, and we’re proud of them! “Dream no little dreams,” Tommy Douglas was fond of telling us. As premier of Saskatchewan and leader of the federal NDP, Tommy was true to his words — delivering the first publicly funded health care system in North America while balancing 17 consecutive budgets.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 Does Canada still need the CRTC to regulate broadcasting, especially when their vision includes a whole host of new fees?