Jason Najum

Delegates from West Virginia hold signs supporting coal on the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 19, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Climate Change: Villains, Victims and Justice

Weather disasters like hurricanes are made more severe by climate change. When one proves themselves thoroughly...

By on 12 September 0 Comments
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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

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

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

Christmas Spirit Revised: Spending On The Right Things

Seems like the idea of simply spending Christmas with your family without the obligatory spending and consumption is...

By on 22 December 0 Comments

Oy Vey, Je Capote: Christmas, Hanukkah, and the End of the World

Why can’t we have two languages, two cultures, heck even two religions? Why do I have to choose? Why does having one...

By on 21 December 0 Comments

We Are All To Blame: Paris, Terror, and Responsibility

Responsibility for Paris does not lie solely with the attackers. By not doing things differently we all allow the...

By on 20 November 0 Comments