In the coming weeks, I will be releasing a full-length film (a documentary), the ‘code-name’ of which is “The P.O.P.”. It features the last three decades of the political activities of Marc Emery, who is these days most widely recognized as Canada’s “Prince of Pot” (a titled conferred upon him by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in the mid-nineties, and popularized by CNN in 1997. I today released a trailer for the film (see below). If you don’t want to miss it when it is released, you can subscribe to my YouTube channel: the movie will be available on YouTube. You can also check back here periodically, or sign-up (on the main page of my blog) to receive updates via e-mail. Read more
Received via e-mail, despite layers of anti-spam software:
7:45 AM, November 14, 2009. e-mail from email@example.com:
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With admiration for brave freedom fighters, living and dead. Read more
Some readers may know that, since 2002, I have been the leader of Freedom Party of Ontario, in Canada. In that capacity, I have been responsible for electoral platforms, whereas the party executive is responsible for the party policies upon which the platforms are founded. The other day, I received a letter in relation to the party, and its writer asked:
You mention [in the 2007 Freedom Party election platform] how you want public health care and education to be paid for by those who use it, and have a private option for everyone else. How about those who cannot afford either, those who have been born into cyclical poverty through no fault of their own. Now i understand that these people can break the cycle, but isn’t access to health care and education necessary for them to break this cycle. This is a question that still bothers me….What becomes of those who cannot afford access to basic services for survival?
I answered that part of the writer’s letter as follows: Read more