Chris Hedges in Edmonton

One could be forgiven for listening to Chris Hedges in Edmonton last night and coming away with an ill feeling for the future of the world; even worse is that it’s not about to get better any time soon. If you’re not familiar with Chris Hedges, he’s a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer, living in…

Canadian election 2011: full of surprises

With about 39.6 per cent of voters deciding, we have a majority Conservative government, something we haven’t seen since before they were virtually wiped out in 1993. It should be interesting to see how the next four years goes in Canada. Let’s hope that the predictions about Stephen Harper’s hidden agenda don’t come to pass.…