I Read the News Today, Oh Boy (Part MMXVIII)

February 15, 2018 by  
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Some morning, we sit by the waters of Babylon and scroll down.

Vancouver: I’m Not Proud of This

December 11, 2017 by  
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The Vancouver Pride Society wants to ban uniformed police from the annual Pride parade. Is this something we should take pride in?

Berlin notebook: Antifa, “Fascists,” and the Real Thing in the Streets of Warsaw

November 13, 2017 by  
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Straight from the front lines of Facebook to your ear (and God’s, and the CIA’s).

Letter from Berlin: “Mutti” Merkel in the Middle

September 29, 2017 by  
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German chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term, the Far Right won seats in Parliament for the first time since Hitler. Dooney’s is on-site to read the tea-leaves.

Xenophobic nationalism: Myanmar’s curse

September 25, 2017 by  
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Dan Gawthrop on genocide-in-progress. The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.

Trump’s Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

September 6, 2017 by  
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The end of the world used to include Death, War, Famine and Pestilence. The 2017 edition features Climate Change, Civil War, Nuclear Armageddon, and Trump. And don’t forget the Pink Lady.What’s a Dreamer to do?

An Interview with Jenny Mastoraki

September 4, 2017 by  
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Myrna Kostash pulls a 1982 Interview with Greek poet and translator Jenny Mastoraki from the memory vault. We think its worth publishing.

Monday Monday: Keeping Up with the Trumps

August 5, 2017 by  
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It’s a brand new week. What’s the tweeter-in-chief gonna do today? Keeping up with the Trumps is exhausting.

Omar Khadr: Window on the Canadian Soul

July 11, 2017 by  
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Thinking through the controversy over a child soldier.

Cultural Appropriation, Misappropriation and Cultural Exchange: A primer

June 29, 2017 by  
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Brian Fawcett takes on the current hot-button issue of Cultural Appropriation and what it means to Canada, its artistic community, and to the future of democracy.

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