Today, however, people are not free to disagree, and even an innocent or naive verbal misstep can have dire consequences. This is most evident in our current political climate. While “PC culture” has been an issue for years, it has taken a sudden turn towards a cultish “us” versus “them” narrative. You are either “woke” and “on the right side of history,” or you are evil, backwards and full of hate. Like any cult, loyalty must be 100 per cent, and to question a single point of their narrative is enough to get you “cancelled.”
Chris Selley heaps praise upon Erin O’Toole for the hard left turn by Conservatives. What Chris Selley also demonstrates is that the media are in bed with the Liberal Party, and are forcing all of our politics hard left
There is a question to be asked: Is the NDP formally allied with the Trudeau Liberals? Or is there merely an unsigned pact?
I think the word Denis is looking for here is “communism” or “marxism”. Instead, he is trying to describe the phenomenon as “populism”. Other than this, he is bang on correct
Looking back on the Canada Summer Jobs debacle we see the Liberals had already taken their first shot at controlling who was worthy of government support based on personal beliefs. They simply hide behind government bureaucracy to do it. They have made it plain that they believe those same beliefs make people unfit to serve in public office, become judges or hold any position of influence in society.
Regardless of the rhetoric spewed by our politicians, socialist governments and policies always hurt the “working class” and the poor the most. They create mass levels of poverty and those most in need always pay the highest price.
Conrad Black eloquently dissects the flagrant Marxist/Communist agenda being proposed by CHrystia Freeland and Justin Trudeau. Wealth redistribution, leveraging a “public health crisis” towards launching a flagrant socialist economy, constant climate alarmism – and simply every other fear mongering based tool at their disposal – to destroy Canadian small business and entrepreneurs, and turn Canada into a full fledged socialist state
A principled politician would not put his or her stamp of approval on a reckless policy that offers jam today but forwards the bill to the next generation
https://nationalpost.com/opinion/munk-debate-did-we-overreact-to-covid The following is adapted from remarks made by Dr. Jay Bhattacharya and Dr. Sten Vermund in a Munk Debates