Just read a story in which a fellow in my old stomping grounds of Vancouver came up with a novel idea on helping the hungry and homeless in one of the worst ghettos in our country. Stop Harper!
Give it a read and ask yourself like I have been doing if something like this could work in smaller communities like ours, as well? Having virtually no panhandlers but still having plenty of hungry people, and believe it or not, homeless as well.
“Your heart goes out to people stepping up to help feed the homeless and the hungry,” said activist Bill Hopwood. ”I wish the government had one-tenth the heart.”
Save On Meats launches sandwich token system to help feed Vancouver’s poor
As you read this post today keep in mind that our provincial premiers are meeting today in Halifax at their annual First Ministers Conference to discuss urgent matters including: the economy, unemployment, health care, poverty, etc. most of which fall under federal jurisdiction.
Prime Minister Harper breaking with precedent refused to attend this meeting. Is it any wonder why I hate this man so much for being nothing more than a corporatist lackey for the multinationals (including big oil) who does not believe in Canadian Federalism (national policies and programs) and therefore fails his country and its people, while at the same time selling them both out every chance he gets turning us all into nothing more than wage and debt slaves, and poverty cases, in a land of plenty.
People in this country have now been reduced to nothing more than “alienated individuals held together by a culture industry that serves the interests of capitalism”.
Forgive me for noting that conservatives seem to believe that the rich will work harder if we give them more, and the poor will work harder if we give them less.