U.S. “Democrats” Announce Shocking Presidential Nomination

Washington D.C. The U.S. public was shocked today to learn who may be in the running for next president. To combat their reality stardom of Donald Trump, the Democratic Party has found a rock star to be their next champion.

Why We Shouldn’t Have a Referendum on Electoral Reform in Canada

The Conservative Party is doing its best to inflame the public into calling for a referendum on the issue of electoral reform. It may seem obvious that if the goal is to ensure better representation for Canada’s diverse public, why not just ask that public what it wants? Here are three reasons why this isContinue reading “Why We Shouldn’t Have a Referendum on Electoral Reform in Canada”

Welcome to Apartheid America

It’s one of the most abundant replenishable resources on planet Earth, and it is essential to the survival of every living thing. You would think that basic truth would be enough to ensure a right to clean drinking water at least in our modern, wealthy, progressive democracies that fly around the world with paternalistic visionsContinue reading “Welcome to Apartheid America”

Let’s Teach Sociology in Public School

Our public schools are the primary site of social reconstruction. Children enter school and are socialized according to the rules of society, and the privileged ones go on to be ‘good’ adults who have children and begin reconstructing the society at another primary site: the home.

Rise Like Lions! Resisting Activist Apathy

A few years ago I attended a free screening  of a film which exposed the horrors of the food industry. The event was organized by volunteers through a program called Cinema Politica which makes a library of educational documentaries available for small community organizations to screen. 

Can Men Be ‘Feminists’?

I used to call myself a feminist. I believed that my experience on the margins as a gay person was a source of unity between me and other people similarly marginalized. What I didn’t realize was that not even the margins of our society are equal.

Drum

It’s true the steady rhythm of the beating drum counting heartbeats and voices in the night. That song of Utopia slips away in the fog a vision fleeted obscured by individualism.

Top 10 Posts of 2015

Our readers’ favourite posts from 2015.

Pacified

Pacified with a bit of honey The eminent compatability of youth Invisible advantages bestowed In swarms of privilege like bees The sweet tooth of a new prophecy Promising more of the same.

Devils and Angels

I’m taken to the absense of honour Taking with me the shrouded truth The sweltering of tongues spoken In forums of devils and angels Waging war with number 2 pencils A poetics of diversity silenced Decicively. Pompously. Violently.

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