Posts Tagged ‘Capitalism’

…and social decline, and capitalism, and a few more…..
The many dangers that we face.

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to xenophobia

The demolition of older residential buildings in Regent Park continues as that area of the city is redeveloped.

6 storey brick apartment building stands empty, a fence around it as it waits for demolition

Around the demolition site, someone has hung 18 “danger due to” signs, printed with different “causes” of danger, such as industrialization.

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to industrialization

It’s spelled wrong, but you know what it’s trying to say (hypocrisy).

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to hypocrisy (but spelled as hipocrisy)

chainlink fence in front of the entrance of an older brick lowrise apartment building, snow on the ground, dust, dirt and garbage on the ground

Apathy

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to apathy

two trees standin front of a construction site, green bin, fence around building next to be demolished in Regent Park

Over consumption

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to over consumption

workmen spray water as a machine arm pulls apart a building that is in the process of being demolished - sidewalk view

a small black heart drawn on the blue walls of building now being demolished

Political subterfuge

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to political subterfuge

workmen spray water as a machine arm pulls apart a building that is in the process of being demolished

Doug Ford

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to Doug Ford, premier of Ontario

workmen spray water as a machine arm pulls apart a building that is in the process of being demolished

close up of dust and debris as workmen spray water as a machine arm pulls apart a building that is in the process of being demolished

GM food

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to GM food (genetically modified food)

green machinery demolishes a building in Regent Park

Human infestation

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to human infestation

green machinery demolishes a building in Regent Park - one room still has a white fridge in it

Mass surveillance

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to mass surveillance

Misuse of signage

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to misuse of signage

green machinery demolishes a building in Regent Park - 3 storeys remaining

Shrinking resources

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to shrinking resources

partially demolished brick building in front of an empty building waiting to be demolished

Predatory economics

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to predatory economics

Shitty pop music

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to shitty pop music

Capitalism

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to capitalism

Urban decay

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to urban decay

Misinformation

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to misinformation

reflections in a broken window

Social decline

red and white sign, danger due to signs, on a chainlink fence at a construction site in Regent Park, danger due to social decline

May 1, May Day, International Workers Day
To mark the day, there was a rally at Yonge Dundas Square.
The wet afternoon didn’t dampen the spirits of those who were there with their placards and banners.

May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

Two men holding placards at a rally. One says "Canada US NATO out of the Middle East" and the other says "Capitalism Can't be fixed - Fight for Socialism" , both are from the International Bolshevik Tendency - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

A man holds a placard that says "Enough is enough, No to Capitalism, Socialism now"May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

A group of people holding a large rad and white banner with most of the words written in Arabic and English. The English part says "Long Live May Day. Workers of all countries unite"

An older man holds one end of a red banner for the Communist Party of Canada while a young man holds the other end - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

Two students hold a red banner for the Filipino Youth and Students fight for land, rights and justice - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

A man holds up a sign written in Arabic about men missing I think. It is red with a picture of a fist on it. On the fist are glued pictures of 16 men . Also in the picture, a man holding a placard with a photo of three men on it, talks to a woman whose back is to the camera.

from under the photographer's umbrella, a scene of people with protest signs - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

A young man is giving out placards at a rally - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

A group of women standing behind and holding up a large white banner for May Day - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

A man holds a sign that says "Time for a new direction in the economy" - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

A man under a pink umbrella talks to a man whose back is to the camera - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

Three people hold a large yellow banner for the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

a bundle of small OCAP placard signs sit on a chair - May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day -

women talking and laughing together at a rally, holding placards that say "End Immigration Detention " and also holding umbrellas

women talking and laughing together at a rally, holding placards that say "Build a Solidarity City"

May day, International Workers Day rally at Dundas Square on a rainy day - a man holds his fist in the air as he stands beside a banner