Category Archives: the Arts

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 Advertisements

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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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We Need a New Beauty

Dainty Aphrodite isn’t: to all who seek, they are excused and those who can’t enchant their prism be warned, lest delicate be abused. *          *          * To read the full poem, please click on the following link. We Need a … 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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The Tories’ War on Canada’s Arts

Practically as soon as they assumed power in February of 2006, the Tories began slashing funding for the Arts. The previous definitions tenuously linking neoliberalism with fascism bring to mind the infamous quote by Hermann Göring, the highest-ranking officer under … Continue reading

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