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name 1 bad thing canada has done
We’re really sorry bout that
Also Japanese internment camps sorry.
also denying Jewish people fleeing the Holocaust safe asylum
Destroying/demolishing Black neighbourhoods, thus destroying their history, and putting baseball fields over dug up Black cemeteries.
Sent body bags to indigenous reservations during a flu outbreak instead of disinfecting alcohol because “they’ll abuse it”
this thread is such a fucking tragedy
the original post is one of the constant many examples of common place historical amnesia among canadians, a result of our whitewashed, censored education
people truly believe the worst to come out of this slavery-condoning, genocide-committing, dictator-propping, massively polluting country is a 17-year old trashy pop star
and no one ever realizes how much this god-awful country supports the settler colonialism of israel and continued economic support of the British Dominion as our crooked politicans gave “anti-apartheid” mouthservice to Nelson Mandela in 1993
no, what they teach you in high school history classes is how much of a global leader canada was in the mid-20th century because Lester Pearson sent a bunch of combatants to be military “peacekeepers” starting with the British & French-backed Israeli invasion of Suez in Egypt.
and this is SO INGRAINED in our national consciousness and identity-oriented policies that our very own UN head of the Canadian branch says lies likewhich is taught in our high school curriculum and gives rise to teenage idiots like above truly believing in our white liberal myths of inherent good will, whose worst crime is to give the world justin fucking bieberand i GUARANTEE you that 99% of this contry’s populace knows what “peacekeeping” is but ask them about the Somali Affair and they’ll draw complete fucking blanks
And it’s not just historical fuckups, if we all take a moment and recognize the existence of the Idle No More movement and its roots in the Canadian government’s current treatment of first nations people and their homelands.
"…I just forgot how to spell Michael."
I was going to write a considered and adult review of the True Detective finale but this happened instead, I’m so sorry
The other day I had a really good idea for a story:
A high school Shakespeare club angrily splits into two groups when they can’t agree on the correct interpretation of Romeo and Juliet. One group thinks it’s a cautionary tale about the stupidity of youth and shallow lust; the other group think it’s a beautiful tragedy about poisonous hatred conquered by love. Reconciliation seems impossible-
-then a person from one group falls in love with a person from the other
#it would be better if somehow EVERY OTHER SHAKESPEARE WAS HAPPENING AT ONCE#like you got a benedict and beatice b-story#and then somebody see’s their dad’s ghost#and there’s cross-dressing#and three upperclassmen tell macbeth he will be drama club president