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The Pandemic was an eye opener. Elders died by the thousands because essential workers in eldercare were paid so little they needed more than one job to eat and keep a roof over their heads. They had no sick leave and little or no protective clothing and equipment. When personal care workers fell ill theyContinue reading “Lessons from the Pandemic and the Trump Hangover”
When we built our new home 6 years ago we bought all new energy efficient appliances, all from Sears, all Kenmore. This week while baking some custard, the stove, Kenmore (made by Frigidaire), started beeping and the panel on the Electronic Oven Control (EOC) started flashing “F10”. We dug out the stove manual and afterContinue reading “How The Household Appliances of Capitalism Use You”
Having a day to honour the people who were here before any European settlers is long overdue. I grew up in Canada learning so little about the people who settlers found here some 500 years ago, that an honest description of what I knew has to be an admission I was totally ignorant. Let’s beContinue reading “An Attempt at an Honest Settler Perspective and Fair Reconciliation”
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