The Liberal government says multi-grade classrooms won’t work, announces new plan to eliminate grades altogether and finance K-12 system with child labour.
There is still time to stop this budget.
In a budget that already makes little sense, eviscerating public libraries is about the least intelligent thing the Liberals have done yet
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.
Sneering elites believe the public is ignorant and in search of easy answers, but we see the broad strokes of immorality and unfairness.
“The Liberal Government’s budget will not see us merely ‘falling through the cracks’ — it will be the hand that pushes us through the cracks.”
“Respectfully, Minister Bennett, the anxiety that you are currently witnessing pre-exists this budget. Your budget has inflamed it.”
“We devoted 40 or more years contributing to the well-being of our province and our country…. In our wildest dreams we never envisioned that our government would betray us, put a gun to our heads, and demand that we forfeit our financial security.”
“Let’s work together to make it a better world for our children and their children. Show by example to your children it doesn’t matter where we are in society, we all can work together and do it with respect for each other.”
“I’ve seen many blue and red governments come and go, taking turns at the reins, going around in the same cycles of boom and bust, hope and loss.”
The recent provincial budget highlights structural issues with how services in Labrador are financed. Rather than assigning blame to various governments it is necessary that the provincial and federal governments re-evaluate how services are provided to isolated ‘territories’ lacking self-governance.
“I expect that, as a citizen who chose to make N.L. my home, this government will revisit their budget and roll back the suffocating taxes.”
Budget 2016 was not about making tough choices. It was about taking from the poor to protect the rich.
Across the province let us come together on April 29 and show our government that this is not acceptable. Together, let us take back our future and stand against austerity.