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History Repeated: Trump, the Holocaust, and our New Rules

Apparently we've entered a time of simple words said loudly, of evocation of base emotions. How does one combat the...

By on 30 January 0 Comments

Strange Days: A Canadian in TrumpLand

Donald Trump for President? Only in America. A Canadian tries to get his head around the impossible.

By on 06 November 0 Comments
Immigrants at Ellis Island. (credit: searlecanada.org)

Nobel Prize winners or not, immigrants have always given more than...

Immigration is not a benevolent and magnanimous service, it’s not charity bestowed upon inferior foreigners with...

By on 11 October 2 Comments

Colin Kaepernick and Dissent in America

What is the truer measure of a patriot? One who will gloss over their nation’s ills and pay it obligatory honor? Or...

By on 31 August 0 Comments

Defend Milo Yiannopoulos Even If You Don’t Want To

Free speech is a principle we will defend to the death, until perhaps we don’t agree with what has been said. Then,...

By on 25 July 2 Comments
Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew and the Mystery of CBS’s Sad Sexism

It would appear that in top-secret Hollywood boardrooms where well-heeled and well-connected TV executives make...

By on 16 May 0 Comments

And This Is What They Call Progress

Is putting a plus-size model on the cover of Sports Illustrated progressive, or just a more inclusive form of...

By on 17 February 0 Comments

Doing Onto Others: Cosby, Trumpism, and Our Human Frailty

Oppressed men dismissing abused women, immigrants wanting to keep out refugees, it seems we humans will always find...

By on 01 February 0 Comments

Quebec has as much right to oppose Energy East as western provinces...

Transfer payments are a system put in place to help guarantee "reasonably comparable levels" of health care, education,...

By on 26 January 0 Comments

The Myth of the Silenced White Man

If it’s mainly white men who shape and control the news, who are in front of the cameras, behind the mics in talk...

By on 12 January 3 Comments