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A Series of Things That Are Pissing Me Off – 28 July 2014

A Series of Things That Are Pissing Me Off – 28 July 2014

1. Guys who ride bicycles in spandex. I thought the 80s were over. Nobody wants to see male cameltoe. Put it away! Wear an exercise outfit consistent with the decade you’re living in. Save my scarred eyes before the planet! 2. Bike lanes in Vancouver, especially when you have to cross a busy one to […]

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10 Reasons to Burn Down Vancouver City Hall

10 Reasons to Burn Down Vancouver City Hall

1. You look good in an orange jumpsuit 2. Give the city a fresh start. 3. Desperate times call for desperate measures. Romance “on the outside” just isn’t what it used to be. 4. With any luck, they’ll turn the land into a playground for 2-wheelers in spandex. You’ll be in solitary confinement, so why […]

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My First Article for A Major Publication

http://www.straight.com/news/685801/chris-macdonald-if-we-value-our-kids-futures-we-should-respect-bc-teachers Please like, comment and share! The more engagement I get, the better chance I have to write something else for them. THANK YOU!

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Vancouver cancels summer school as teachers’ strike continues

Vancouver cancels summer school as teachers’ strike continues

Originally posted on Metro News:
School’s out for the summer. The Vancouver School Board announced Wednesday afternoon that it has scrapped all plans for summer school after talks between B.C.’s teachers and their employer broke down yet again. Earlier in the day, the B.C. Teachers Federation and B.C. Public School Employers’ Association issued a joint…

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British Columbia (BC) Teacher’s Strike: Support Our Educators!

To judge a society, look at what it values. We value our kids and their futures. The education system isn’t perfect (but what is?), but we send them off to school because we love them and want them to have a better life than we did. In turn, we entrust certain responsibilities upon paid professionals, who […]

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10 Reasons “America’s Greatest Generation” Deserves No Respect

1. In their greed, they sacrificed their kids’ futures so they could have it all. 2. They gave their kids everything and taught them nothing about how to manage it properly. 3. Non-verbally, they taught their kids that they could be anything they wanted, while robbing them at the same time. 4. If Global Warming […]

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March Against Monsanto’s Official Website

  March Against Monsanto’s Official Website Coverage of this event has been minimal at best by the mainstream media (not surprised), so here is a synopsis of their goals, aims, etc straight from the horse’s mouth.

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10 Reasons to Visit Vancouver, BC, Canada

  1. It’s a meat market, People! 2. Eclecticism. Vancouver is multicultural, gay, straight, religious and atheist. There’s always a way to fit in and find commonality in this city.  Something for everyone. 3. Fresh seafood. 4. The epic landscape. 5. Free health care. 6. Bike lanes/traffic adventures 7. A mayor named Moonbeam. 8. Best […]

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Risk: The Key To Understanding The Great Recession

Risk: The Key To Understanding The Great Recession

Many of my friends on the left side of the political spectrum will ONLY focus on the greed on Wall Street in causing the Great Recession. They argue that deregulation of the banking system was the sole reason we got into this mess. Meanwhile, my right wing compadres will insist that it was the greed […]

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Fox News Busts Rick Santorum on Gay Marriage

Yes, you read that right.

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