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Living in London

My blog about daily life in London, UK from April 2010 to July 2010.

2010

Will Canada ever leave Afghanistan? Harper extends mission for another three years

December 2010

Will Canada ever leave Afghanistan? This is a difficult question. I believe the answer is yes.

When attempting to answer this question, there are three things we must consider. 676 more words

Ryerson Free Press

Islamophobia in the U.S.

October 2010

Islamophobia is not like a man who was stabbed on the street and whose wound is now healing. Islamophobia is a chronic and resilient disease, predating 9/11 and ingrained in Western society. 623 more words

Ryerson Free Press

The thing about museums: How English museums illustrate the problem with the contemporary historical exhibit

July 2010

Throughout recent history, England has probably extended its reach to more countries than any other colonizing nation. In fact, at the height of its imperial regime, England controlled a quarter of the world’s population. 754 more words

Ryerson Free Press

Why 2010 was Toronto’s worst year ever

December 2010

Any self-respecting Torontonian knows three simple truths: 1) that he or she lives in the Centre of the Universe; 2) that the rest of Canada is merely jealous; and 3) that we’re closely becoming as hip and dirty (especially after 2009’s garbage strike) as our meaner American counterpart New York City. 995 more words

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“JAILS AWAIT REFUGEES”: York panel discuss the Canadian response to Tamil asylum seekers

October 2010

“JAILS AWAIT REFUGEES” was just one of many sensational and dramatic headlines to grace Canadian newspapers in the past year regarding Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka. 772 more words

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Toronto Women’s Bookstore may not survive the fiscal year

March 2010

Last month, the Ryerson Free Press published an excerpt of the Toronto Women’s Bookstore’s (TWB) letter to the community asking for financial support. 575 more words

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