G20 Aftermath Shakes Canadian Democracy: Public Inquiry NOW.

At this past weekend’s G20 Summit, Toronto the Good was transformed into Toronto the Garrisoned. Almost from the moment the summit began, 25,000 mostly-peaceful protesters faced a riot gear clad phalanx of security forces — 19,000 police officers in total, almost 20 times the number of Canadian...

Martial Law

For anyone who doesn’t understand that the infringements that our administration’s anti-terrorism policies have made upon the Constitution are a point of vital concern continue to fail to grasp the concept of a “slippery slope.” From Libby Spencer: Radley Balko tells us about...

Martial Law Lite?

Shorter Ali Eterez: “Military dictators do tend to make the trains run on time, don’t they?”* *headdesk* Cernig casually pushes a butterknife through the steaming, still-soft bullshit here (updating and correcting Libby’s initial post) and here, speculating that Musharraf’s...