Archive for July, 2009

Mogging: mugging while jogging, a new sport!

July 31, 2009


Earn $1000’s daily! Its the perfect combination. No one suspects a jogger of criminality. I can run right up to someone, take their wallet, and cleanly run away without anyone blinking an eye. (more…)

Toronto Civic Workers Strike and the City Dumps on the Poor

July 23, 2009


The people of Toronto are not sharing the brunt of this garbage strike equally. People in fancy condos, with cars, or affluent enough to afford private waste collection are barely aware the strike is even occurring. Just look at the city government’s continued stance, they’re pretending that this is actually a good thing and that we can cope and save money in the process. The reality is the poorer you are, the more garbage you’re currently dealing with. (more…)

Privatizing Currency

July 18, 2009


For most of my life i just assumed, as I’m sure most people do, that the money for a country is owned and printed by the government. Remember high school history class. The German government started recklessly printing cash after the war. Each individual bill became worth less, but the government was able to pay some expenses. A hyper inflation that devalued the currency so much people started trading money by the wheelbarrow. (more…)

Tips for dealing with your garbage during the garbage strike:

July 10, 2009


Researching what i could do with my garbage, I found that most sources are granola bloggers who’ve really just taken this opportunity to brag about how they compost on their bicycles, make art from old pop cans and buy nothing. This is my list of helpful tips for real people. I’m not going to sugar coat this or pretend that these solutions are green or fair (more…)

For Whom the Road Tolls

July 7, 2009


Our dependence on cars is primitive. We have 3 million rich, technological people living together in Toronto who can’t build themselves more than two measly subway lines. On the grand scale of civilizations that’s pretty pathetic. European cities, subways all over the place, damn subway can drop you off in your own basement.
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