Category Archives: the poor

NATIVE POVERTY IN BC IS SEVERE

In 2010, Canada was one of the few countries to refuse to sign the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Signing the UNDRIP would have caused to be adopted minimal standards of human rights of Indigenous … 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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The Hackers Visit the Downtown Eastside

“Well men,” said Woodgold, “time for me to split. Thanks for a job well done. I think you’ve set back gentrification in the Downtown Eastside for quite a while, and, as an added bonus, you’re all somewhat better off, too.” … Continue reading

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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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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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