1984 election poster for the communist party of canada
a french person replied and said this looks depressing ????
@georgespolitzer this is really good
@georgespolitzer one of the only times I'm proud of my country
@bees was there not a red scare where you live? i was very surprised to learn a settler nation so close to the states could have the communist party field as many candidates for local election as yours does
@georgespolitzer obviously I'm too young to have lived thru it but I don't think there really was one from how my folks have talked about it
@bees god i wish that were us
@georgespolitzer but obviously that could just be my corner of things, and living in the country's capital Otto probably skews it too
@georgespolitzer I meant to say also but autocorrect sure is weird
@bees @georgespolitzer just posting from recollection, but there were all kinds of dope Jewish-communist communities that were fairly self-deterimined (they had their own schools even!) in Quebec and there was a bit of a red scare that led to cops raiding these schools, arresting people for possessing certain literature, etc.
@georgespolitzer Sounds depressing as much, honestly.
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