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In 1969, the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne blockaded the bridge crossing between the U.S. and Canada in protest of Canada’s violation of the Jay Treaty of 1794, which guaranteed Indian land and the right of them to cross the international border. Of course, this was ignored by whites on both sides of the border. With […]
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As a labor historian and scholar of the timber industry, I’m fascinated with the self-documentation of work and especially logging. This is an edited version of The Incredible Forest, a documentary produced by the Canadian timber firm MacMillan Bloedel sometime around 1970. This is a fairly typical version of the mythology the timber industry told […]
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Sue the Sweatshops

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On May 30, 2017
Canada slightly improves in my esteem after its ketchup-related crimes by moving in a very positive direction on holding its corporations accountable for sweatshop labor overseas. Many countries do not have adequate laws to protect human rights and their legal system and governments lean towards corruption and away from punishing large, multinational corporations. So Canadian […]

Invade Canada

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On May 29, 2017

That’s it. It is now time to invade Canada and be done with this horror. Pour it on! Canadians love Ketchup Chips more than any other nation on earth. They are an essential part of our national

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America’s Greatest Failure

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On September 12, 2016
I still maintain that the United States allowing Canada to exist is the nation’s greatest policy failing. Here’s yet another reason why: I’ve tried to remember when ketchup chips first came into my life, but it’s a little like trying to remember the first time I wet the bed. I grew up in the 1980s […]
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