Category Archives: democracy

In Memoriam – Harriet Nahanee (Tsibeotl) 1935 – 2007

This abusive treatment of these elder women of two races speaks of racist, misogynist, senior-hating rank discrimination that one would typically expect from a government which is in thrall to big business, is primarily motivated by love of money, is … Continue reading

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On Virtue

Of everyone I know personally very few were more community-minded than social justice activist and writer Sandy Cameron. *           *          * To read the full poem, please click on the following link. On Virtue

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Resistance is not Futile

For as thinking keeps company with consciousness, so the latter is influenced by the contextual meaning of words, which determine the composition of identity and self. *          *          * To read the full poem, please click on the following link. … Continue reading

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Bee Stings

The creative afterglow sets in; I descend to my basest mental impulses. *          *          * To read the full poem, please click on the following link. Bee Stings

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Walk4Justice

A research report titled Stolen Sisters states that at least 600 women have disappeared or been killed across Canada in the last three decades. *          *          * To read the full poem, please click on the following link. Walk4Justice

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Bring Out Your Dead

We – a collective of authors delegated with the task of collecting writers’ bodies because we knew their location – had just come up to Woodgold’s garret. We had placed his body in the back of the cart, and had … Continue reading

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Down with the Tyranny of Ignorance

“Here, write down these names. George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, Sinclair Lewis, Margaret Atwood. Go look and see if you can find their books in the library. In fact, see if you can find them anywhere. And here’s the thing,” he … Continue reading

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