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Why the Red Scare in 2015?

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This week on Open Sources Guelph, we will welcome Guelph Communist Party candidate Tristan Dineen. I personally have enjoyed my discussions with the Communist candidates over the years, they’re always thoughtful, engaged, passionate, and unscripted. Lately though, it’s felt like I’m in the minority. Lately, it’s seemed like we’re living in the 1950s and the Red Scare is on all over again. Continue reading

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Anonymous Threatens Bombshell on Baird for Tuesday

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Earlier this summer, the hackitivst group Anonymous said that they had damning information about the “real reason” that former Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird resigned his seat and his cabinet position earlier this year. That was back at the end of July, and not much has been heard from Anonymous on the subject, which is weird considering that we’re more than a month into the election. Well, as they say, timing is everything, and a new communique from Anonymous early this morning promises that those revelations will be finally made public this week. Continue reading

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Obama Takes “Mean Tweets” With Good Humour

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A U.S. President gets no shortage of criticism, but the new era of social media makes a lot of that criticism immediate, unsolicited, and uncensored. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live though, Barack Obama decided that turnabout is fair play by taking part in the semi-regular Kimmel bit “Mean Tweets” where the subject of the mean tweets reads them on air. At least the President has a sense of humour about it all. Continue reading

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