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NDP HAS A HISTORY OF HELPING TORIES STIFLE GREENS

by Geoff Olson In the 1979 film The Life of Brian, the eponymous hero played by Graham Chapman approaches a group of cloaked figures. “Are you the Judean People's Front?” Brian meekly asks them. “F*** off! 'Judean People's Front'. We're the People's Front of Judea!” spits the leader Reg, played by John Cleese. “The thing …

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TORYVILLE: CANADA’S ANSWER TO BRITAIN’S DISMALAND

by Geoff Olson -------------------- You’ve probably seen reports on graffiti artist Banksy’s “Dismaland,” a “bemusement park” located in Weston-super-Mare, UK. Among the attractions is a sculpture of an overturned pumpkin carriage with a dead Cinderella hanging out the window, encircled by paparrazi. Why should austerity-battered Brits get all the artistically sublimated angst? If I have …

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