Ageing G-r-r-acefully

May 18, 2018 by  
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I’m mad as hell and…

Words Falling on Disabled Ears

May 3, 2018 by  
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Trump is deciding whether to pull out of the Iran deal. French president Emmanuel Macron had some friendly advice.

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

February 15, 2018 by  
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Some mornings, 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).

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?

Omar Khadr: Window on the Canadian Soul

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

Report from the Writers’ Union, or, Why Should Not Old Men and Women Be Mad?

June 8, 2017 by  
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Brian Fawcett attends the AGM of the Writers’ Union of Canada, encounters several revolutions in the making, along with a Manifesto written by writers who are clinically insane or pathologically angry. He passes on the revolutions and joins the angry and/or the crazy writers.

Letter from Europe: The Little Dutch Boy

March 23, 2017 by  
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He stuck his finger in the leaky dike. Did it stop the floodwaters of right-wing populism washing over Europe?

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.

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