Trump’s Oink-Oink, er, Inaugural Speech

January 21, 2017 by  
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The joys of free speech and writing columns-by-number.

John Berger, 1926-2017

January 3, 2017 by  
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The death of a storyteller.

Letter from Berlin: Read the News Today, Oh Boy

December 28, 2016 by  
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Berlin terrorist attack. The here and there of it.

Numbers and Narratives: Notes on the Trumpiad

November 25, 2016 by  
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If one picture is worth a thousand words, is one narrative worth a thousand numbers? The 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Lit. Well, why not?

October 14, 2016 by  
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Snobbishly enraged by Nobel for Dylan? “Ah, but I was so much older then / I’m younger than that now.”

The Camel and I

August 23, 2016 by  
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The camels are coming!

Toronto Pride Meets Black Lives Matter

July 12, 2016 by  
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We Canadians can probably live with it. But, can Facebook users?

Nanaimo Pride: The Resistance of Memory

July 7, 2016 by  
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Nanaimo, B.C. held its first Pride Parade. But when?

Orlando: Notes on a Massacre

July 6, 2016 by  
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Reading Orlando. Grieving Orlando.

Mein Trumpf, Brexit, and Europe’s Rising Right: Letter from Berlin

June 28, 2016 by  
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Austrian elections, British referenda, and The Donald — we’re contemplating almost everything.

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