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The Conservative Party has become the political arm of the trucker’s convoy

The Conservative party has made a turn to the hard right. No doubt they want to swallow up lost voters further to the right that have turned to the PPC. 
What this means in practice is an outright rejection of any public health measures that actually prevent Covid infections and transmission.

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The Police Problem in Canada

The Emergencies Act sets a dangerous precedent- as does Bill 1 in Alberta, and we should not be encouraging their precedent-setting use.
It is clear that the systems and leaders have not been listening. Legislation that allows the system to reproduce the same old issues is not going to bring our salvation.

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Pierre Poilievre is no friend of the working class, despite his pro-worker ranting

Poilievre’s announcement to run as Prime Minister touches on working-class issues, with a mood of plausible, genuine sincerity. He even mentions the working class by name. Of course, Poilievre doesn’t care about the working class at all.
His solution to alleviating poverty in Canada is to put the social welfare bureaucracy “out of business.”

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The truckers convoy promotes social harm, not “mandating freedom.”

The organizers of the covid convoy have been demanding they speak to the manager of Canada. While they claim to fight for freedom and “vaccine choice,” this couldn’t be further from the truth. What all the elements within the spectrum of supporters of the convoy have in common is the promotion of social harm.

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Where is the convoy to support workers in the trucking industry?

Wage theft is a major problem for workers in the trucking industry, yet the organizers of the so-called Truckers for Freedom Convoy are completely silent about this.
How can the organizers and supporters of the convoy claim to support truckers, when they simply used them as a spectacle to draw attention to anti-vaccine and far-right ideology?

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