The organizers are usual far right fash, but they’ve capitalized on the COVID fatigue sentiment that has grown a bit beyond the outright deniers. Provincial governments are already loosening the rules.
But I see it as an uneasy alliance, that probably doesn’t go too deep beyond the traditional conservative base, and doesn’t include all of it, despite being reponsible for the recent Conservative Leadership change.
Media Bias is a given, pure objectivity has always been a PR exercise for major Newspapers.
The Breach’s about page addresses this head on
The billionaire-owned media and our public broadcaster have long peddled the claim that they’re objective, but most people have stopped buying it. In a world of injustice, no one — and especially not journalists — can be truly neutral or impartial. “Objectivity” becomes merely a cover for uncritical reporting or a muzzle on those speaking simple truths about power and privilege.
The question of trustworthiness is important, but to answer the question we have to think about what kinds of voices do we find credible in the first place. Some people ascribe authority & credibility to Corporate Boardroom and Chamber of Commerce types. Others will have more trust and respect for scrappy journalists who are on the ground with social movements and when the heat is on.
We believe journalism can be credible while still open about its commitments: to inspire action, tell stories about people remaking society, and amplify visions of a new world to win together.
You are describing corporate behaviour that is incentivized for shareholder value, and goes largely unpunished by weak sauce neoliberal “small government” jurisdictions the world over.
I would rather wait for another vaccine that seems more legit from a trustworthy organisation
Canada has 4 approved vaccines with a few more under consideration or in clinical trials. Which one would you consider?
Presentation with author Ardath Whynacht Event by Concordia University’s Simone de Beauvoir Institute, la Fédération des femmes du Québec, 12 jours d’action contre les violences faites aux femmes (Comité 12 jours)
Nothing inherently good about this, the Fediverse has only a handful of full time developers, so the network is very vulnerable to Embrace.Extend.Extinguish