“City’s on Fire”

Leeroy Stagger’s newest song was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement. Head over to YouTube to get a copy of the song. Jonathan RuzekI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a bit of a foodie. When I travel, I always keep my …

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Occupy Lethbridge

On October 15th, the 99% of Lethbridge will be holding their own “occupy” demonstration: OCCUPY LETHBRIDGE Saturday, October 15th, 2011 Lethbridge, Traditional Blackfoot Territory Peacefully Assemble with The 99%! 10 am – Special “Not Your Mother’s Poetry” Broadcast on CKXU 88.3 FM. Stop by the Station, Lower UofL SU Building 11 am – Sign making …

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Corb Lund: Prairies, punk and politics.

Alberta NDP’s Shannon Phillips, Lethbridge West candidate (insert political stripes here), has written an article titled “The Long View ” in Alberta Views magazine about Southern Alberta’s Corb Lund. Alberta Views was actually at the Word on the Street festival recently. Lund is even-handed in his appraisal of Alberta’s politics and environment. Things are this, …

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“Make A Difference” – Vote 2010

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” – George Jean Nathan In 10 days, October 18th to be exact, citizens of Lethbridge will have the opportunity to vote in a new mayor and aldermen in the municipal election. But that’s not to say they will. In the last election, voter turnout …

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Mouseland: a parable from the father of Canada’s healthcare system

With an upcoming civic election, I find this video really insightful. Although more relevant to provincial or federal politics, I am impressed with the message. We should keep this in mind when we cast our ballot: Tommy Douglas was the socialist premier of Saskatchewan, the father of Canada’s healthcare system, and the grandfather of actor …

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