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PR & FPTP: Let’s Talk Accountability

  Read The Propaganda Carefully In the Vancouver Sun article on Monday, the FPTP bloc made a great deal of hay about the fact that, with Proportional Representation, an “overwhelming number of representatives…were appointed by their political parties…They were not elected by geographical ridings where they are accountable to voters.” This is clever writing, because…

Carrot and Stick Democracy

The main disadvantage to being a bully is the constant need to maintain your position. For a bully, a fluid social situation is trouble, because you have to be continually restoring your control by acts of aggression. That’s why authoritarian types like structured societies. It is much better for a bully to work in a…

Avalanche of Fabric

(Original Picture Credit: http://www.holytaco.com/confessions-ross-dress-less-employee/ ) You have those old clothes that are still in good shape, but they’re out of style and you’re tired of them. No room in the closet. What do you do? I know! Take them to the charity down the street. Put them in that big box by the post office. At…