English Translation & Commentary (in progress)

  • The Great War of 1812 Dear Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada and great Queen Overseer in North America, I am one of your juicy taxpayers in the mischievous province of Quebec. I recently noticed you seemed very interested in spending our collective money to raise awareness about undoubtedly one of your country’s greatest achievement, the great war of 1812. At first, I was a bit puzzled as to why you would dare use funding to promote such unimportant nonsense while gutting the scientific budgets all around, but then I realized that science is usually depressing, what with all the...

    The Great War of 1812

    The Great War of 1812 Dear Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada and great Queen Overseer in North America, I am one of your juicy taxpayers in the mischievous province of Quebec. I recently noticed you seemed very interested in spending our collective money to raise awareness about undoubtedly one of your country’s greatest achievement, the great war of 1812. At first, I was a bit puzzled as to why you would dare use funding to promote such unimportant nonsense while gutting the scientific budgets all around, but then I realized that science is usually depressing, what with all the…

  • The Heist of the Century   As the elections are coming, I am trying to follow the good advice from the columnists of Quebecers’ favourite firelighter, La Presse. They tell me that every reason to hate or despise the Liberals has already been exposed thoroughly, but add nothing more. And it is repeated throughout their blog, almost like there is a narrative at work. But I have too much faith in the professionalism of this daily’s columnists not to understand that, in order to better assimilate the content, they are in fact inviting me to do this research by myself. And...

    The Heist of the Century

    The Heist of the Century   As the elections are coming, I am trying to follow the good advice from the columnists of Quebecers’ favourite firelighter, La Presse. They tell me that every reason to hate or despise the Liberals has already been exposed thoroughly, but add nothing more. And it is repeated throughout their blog, almost like there is a narrative at work. But I have too much faith in the professionalism of this daily’s columnists not to understand that, in order to better assimilate the content, they are in fact inviting me to do this research by myself. And…

  • The Environment Museum Loses its House   The Biosphere is the only environment museum in North America. The Harper government is about to put an end to the activities of this “Montreal institution that for the past 15 years has focused on major environmental issues, including those related to Canadian ecosystems”. The ACS (Scientific Communicators Association) invites the friends of the Biosphere to send postcards either electronically, or better still, by mail, to the City of Montreal who can still veto the closing of the museum.                                      Procedure to follow: http://www.acs.qc.ca/                                         (English...

    The Environment Museum Loses its House

    The Environment Museum Loses its House   The Biosphere is the only environment museum in North America. The Harper government is about to put an end to the activities of this “Montreal institution that for the past 15 years has focused on major environmental issues, including those related to Canadian ecosystems”. The ACS (Scientific Communicators Association) invites the friends of the Biosphere to send postcards either electronically, or better still, by mail, to the City of Montreal who can still veto the closing of the museum.                                      Procedure to follow: http://www.acs.qc.ca/                                         (English…

  • Capital   Hurrah! We are going back into the asbestos mines! And it is going to be subsidised by our taxes on top of that, what a joy, “fair share”

    Capital

    Capital   Hurrah! We are going back into the asbestos mines! And it is going to be subsidised by our taxes on top of that, what a joy, “fair share”

  • The System   A judge has sentenced a young protester to 7 months of prison without parole; the individual has been described as part of a group that would have terrorized downtown Toronto during the G20 summit in 2010 (poor downown Toronto and especially poor, poor windows).

    The System

    The System   A judge has sentenced a young protester to 7 months of prison without parole; the individual has been described as part of a group that would have terrorized downtown Toronto during the G20 summit in 2010 (poor downown Toronto and especially poor, poor windows).

  • Well Done, Charest!   We can all appreciate Jean Charest and his political allies’ incredible vision for Quebec. Law and order, everyone in his cubic meter, working hard in silence to guarantee the lifelong vacations of our true masters.

    Well Done, Charest!

    Well Done, Charest!   We can all appreciate Jean Charest and his political allies’ incredible vision for Quebec. Law and order, everyone in his cubic meter, working hard in silence to guarantee the lifelong vacations of our true masters.

  • Parasites   Charest, PowerCorp’s lackey!

    Parasites

    Parasites   Charest, PowerCorp’s lackey!

  • The Swine Ball

    The Swine Ball

    The Swine Ball