Liberals’ Speech from the Throne indicates Budget 2017 will deliver more of the same.
St. John’s songwriter rewrites classic Newfoundland song “The Government Game” in response to the Liberal government’s austerity budget.
“We need to stand together and show that we are more than the quaint people hanging clothes in tourist commercials.”
Minister Gerry Byrne’s recent comment that the filibuster served as a deterrent for women entering politics told only part of the story.
As residents and groups ramp up direct action efforts while resistance to austerity grows, some observers are calling for movement to embrace mutual aid.
Jacinda Beals Band releases new song in an effort to save Muskrat Falls and the Grand River.
For all the negative things it will do to our province, the Liberals’ austerity budget is bringing people together in a very meaningful way.
It was published almost 40 years ago, but the People’s Commission on Unemployment report reads as if it were written today.
“[T]his government did not concede anything out of ‘caring’. They were drove to their knees by the pressure from the marchers…”
The Nalcor scandal is just the tip of the iceberg.
It might sound too simple or gauche, but is it possible the personal wealth of Dwight Ball and Cathy Bennett might actually lie at the very heart of the budget about to go before the N.L. legislature?
The courage of one MHA has brought the Liberals to a tipping point at precisely the moment the people of Newfoundland and Labrador have united and found their collective voice. So where’s the coverage?
Saturday’s “NL Rising” protest in St. John’s was more than just a warning from the unions. It was a show of solidarity with an explicit message for the Liberal government.
The Coywolves Shape-shifters — wild wolf, urban crackie and well camouflaged coyote have only recently merged as a species a hybrid that will turn colour, depending on land, sea, or sky change; they have no reservation, boundary, and breed prodigiously among us endlessly filling their own predatory veins with blood and bone entrails. I thought about what had come out of their ravenous faces when they expressed on tv or came to our places asking us to let them in but I did not expect to see such a muted lot for they lack any inhibition to suppress their lust with their thrusting of everyone and anyone who has lesser bloody money than they Don Gillis / St. John’s
Newfoundland and Labrador needs its young people now more than ever.
First Nations leaders, community groups and residents march in Corner Brook, call on Liberals to rescind austerity budget.
“I respectfully request you use your authority to halt the present course towards disaster and dissolve the current government. Call together experts in governance and crisis management from educational and other public institutions to develop a plan for moving forward in a new direction, one that ensures input from the people of the province.”
There’s a deeper psychological play at work in the current response to our economic situation, one which threatens countless families and individuals across the province and which is actively being used to counter human potential.
“You can borrow my calculator if need be
It certainly won’t show you 2 + 2 equals 3.”
Even when times are bad, capitalist states pursue policies that benefit capitalist profit.