Since James Sears AKA Dimitri the Lover has taken over as editor, Your Ward News has gone into full reactionary persecution complex mode. We’ve seen less content from YWN regulars like Nazi scumbag Gary Schipper, AKA J.J. (although he’s now listed as a “Senior Journalist“) and Nazi/Paul Bernardo fan Michelle Erstikiatis, and the newspaper has almost exclusively become an outlet for James Sears to promote himself, his anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and his hopeless fantasy of political office (we can’t help but wonder if Leroy is being muscled or manipulated out?).
Sears’ conspiracy theories have become personal lately, and he now thinks the Zio-Marxist hoards have the Post Office, the NDP, the Liberal Party, the unions, and even local graffiti artists working together to silence him. With this level of organization, surely the Bolsheviks will be kicking our doors down any minute, demanding collective use of your toothbrush for the globalist proletariat.
Sears has offered a free dinner with himself (more like a punishment than a prize) to anyone who can decipher a word spray painted above “Nazi fuck” which someone recently scrawled on the office window of YWN at 163 Main St. Far from being part of a union led terror campaign, it looks like the graffiti was done by a local tagger who goes by ‘Sherm‘. How unbelievable is it that people in the community would want to vandalize your office window if you publish a Nazi newspaper, and make your address public? It had to have been part of an elaborate conspiracy! While we support the act, and couldn’t care less about the property rights of Nazi degenerates, we can’t take responsibility for this little tag.
This month‘s wrap blames Israel and the CIA for 9/11, and continues into some Rothschild conspiracy theories about the monetary system and assassinations. And of course, voting for Sears will keep the lizard people at bay.
Apparently YWN publisher Leroy is Metis, so it looks like he’s trying to pull some liberal identity politics bullshit by now stating boldly on the front page that the newspaper is “METIS OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 2007”. The publishers of this blog are against colonialism, and stand in solidarity with ingenious struggles whenever possible, but we also recognize that belonging to a certain group doesn’t mean that you can’t also be a racist piece of shit. It’s pretty funny that Leroy and YWN constantly go off against what they perceive as leftism and political correctness, and then adopt the kind of meaningless identity politicking that liberal leftists are notorious for. Leroy certainly doesn’t represent Metis people, and most would likely be disgusted by his racism, bigotry, and support for Nazis. I’d be curious to know what Metis lineage Leroy claims, and if his kinfolk are aware of his Nazi affiliated newspaper claiming to be Metis? Sorry Leroy, but being Metis doesn’t give your Nazi fuckary a “pass” or deflect the rightful criticism you’re getting. That’s shitty ID politics 101.
Much like Leroy’s abuse of Metis identity, James Sears frequently claims solidarity with Palestinians.
The publishers of this blog also stand in solidarity with Palestinians in their struggle against colonialism and violent dispossession. But what separates us from people like James Sears is our motivation. While we see the violence of political Zionism as an appendage of western colonialism, and not representative of Jewish people as a large and diverse group(s), Sears uses the cynical logic of “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”, seeing Palestinians as hopeful allies or possibly a wedge issue, and constructing conspiracy theories about “bloodthirsty Zionist Talmudic Jews” and stating “Jews are obsessed with myths about gas chambers and ovens. But there is one REAL oven that the Zionist Talmudic Jews … should be worried about: GOD’S OVEN! It is called HELL and it is where they are going to go if they do not immediately repent for their sins and accept Jesus Christ into their hearts.”
This writer has years of experience doing Palestinian solidarity activism in Toronto, and has personally chased away Nazi scumbags like Sears who thought they could infiltrate the movement and spread anti-Semitism, only to find Palestinians and Jews and people from all backgrounds working together against colonialism and racism.
Sears is closer ideologically to the Kahanists who burned Ali Dawabsha to death (except for Sears’ conspiracy theories about Jews of course) than any Palestinians he deceitfully claims solidarity with.
Oh.. and here’s Sears making crude racial/sexual remarks about Olivia Chow..
The whole farce of “free speech” and “political satire” is transparent to anyone paying attention. We’ve been reading Your Ward News critically for about a year now (yes, it’s been nauseating), and have documented on this blog numerous accounts of racism, sexism, homophobia, anti-Semitism, incitement to hatred against immigrants, and support for known Nazis. These examples, in their tone, context, and frequency couldn’t possibly be considered political satire. Anyone who, after looking at the evidence, comes to the defense of YWN and/or James Sears, is either willfully ignorant, or supportive of their bigotry (or both).
As if YWN wasn’t enough of a gong show, Toronto conspiracy theorist creep Lawrence McCurry recently jumped into the mix. McCurry is vaguely known by some in Toronto for showing up at activist events looking like inspector gadget, claiming to be a journalist, and taking voyeuristic pictures of people with the likes of Greg Renouf.
In addition to being hilarious looking and writing terribly, McCurry shares Leroy/Sears’ passion for Marxist conspiracy theories, and he recently wrote an article defending YWN and posted a supportive interview with James Sears to his Youtube channel:
McCurry is a big Rob Ford fan, and thinks the Lac-Megantic train derailment was a “false flag” carried out by “globalist elites”.
We sent some info to McCurry about Sears and Leroy’s connections to well known Nazis, and articles promoting racism and misogyny etc, but he’s convinced that YWN are some kind of anti-establishment heroes being persecuted by the Zio-Marxist conspiracy. So whether McCurry’s support for this hate group is based on fantasy conspiracy based affinity, or just McCurry’s bad genes and stupidity, it’s clear that Lawrence is a Nazi supporting piece of shit like his buddies at the newspaper.