The Gore Effect Stikes Canada

The Winnipeg Free Press is proud to announce Al Gore will be speaking in Winnipeg on Nov. 23 and as if on cue, the mere mention of Al Gore coming to town sends the mercury plummeting. Enjoy the 22 degrees-below-zero of global warming, Canucks!

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U.S.

Fire the FBI Chief

American government is supposed to look and sound like George Washington. What it actually looks and sounds like is Henry Hill from Goodfellas: bad suit, hand out, intoning the eternal mantra: “F*** you, pay me.” American government mostly works by interposition, standing between us, the free people at ... Read More
Film & TV

Black Panther’s Circle of Hype

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through its ... Read More