Vive Le Canada

A Positive Course of Action by Heather Wokusch
Date: Friday, January 19 2007


1. Powerful and continuing expressions of nationalism.
Campus AntiWar Network (
Citizens for Global Solutions (
Anti-war bumper stickers (

2. Disdain for the importance of human rights.
Amnesty International (
Human Rights Web (
International Human Rights Advocacy Groups (

3. Identification of enemies/scapegoats as a unifying cause.
Council on American-Islamic Relations (
Immigrant Rights (
Islamic Human Rights Commission (

4. The supremacy of the military/avid militarism.
Cost of War (
Raging Grannies (
Veterans for America (

5. Rampant sexism.
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (
National Organization for Women (

6. A controlled mass media.
Free Press (
International Women's Media Foundation (
Save the Internet (

7. Obsession with national security.
Federation of American Scientists (
National Security Archive (
911 Truth (

8. Religion and ruling elite tied together.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State (
Interfaith Alliance (
Theocracy Watch (

9. Power of corporations protected.
Center for Corporate Policy (
Corporate Ethics and Government Watchdog (
Corporate Watch (

10. Power of labor suppressed or eliminated.
AFL-CIO BushWatch (
Sweatshop Watch (
Zmag Labor articles (

11. Disdain and suppression of intellectuals and the arts.
The Artists Network of Refuse and Resist (
EFF Computers and Academic Freedom Mailing List (
National Coalition Against Censorship - Artists (

12. Obsession with crime and punishment. Civil Rights Resources (
Prison Watch (
The Sentencing Project (

13. Rampant cronyism and corruption.
Global Integrity (
Open Secrets (
Where Is the Money (
For post-Katrina justice ( (

14. Fraudulent elections.
Black Box Voting (
Project Vote Smart (
Verified Voting (

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