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The American Gaze: Adam Gopnik’s Canada

Jerry Bannister

Adam Gopnik’s recent article, “We could all have been Canadians,” published in the May 15th issue of the New Yorker, has attracted considerable attention on social media among Canadian historians. 1,104 more words

Canadian History

Moral Support: President Trump Taxpayer First Budget

Moral Support:

President Trump’s Taxpayer First Budget

Defunds Planned Parenthood

President Trump’s first proposed budget shows respect for the people who pay the bills. The administration’s proposal reverses the damaging trends from previous administrations by putting our nation’s budget back into balance and reducing our debt through fiscally conservative principles, all the while delivering on President Trump’s campaign promise not to cut Social Security retirement or Medicare. 271 more words


Researching ethics and falling down the rabbit hole. Doing the Right Thing.  AND- 5 Reasons Glass-Steagall Matters 

Right now I have sequestered myself at a cabin so I could finish some writing. I had to work on a lecture on ETHICS. As often happens in my research I get pulled down the rabbit hole. 2,452 more words


When the Silence Deafens

The sound of nothingness fills the house right now. Sure, there is background noise–the whir of a fan in the bedroom and in the den, the hum of the refrigerator in the kitchen–but there is a distinct lack of human voices. 337 more words

Current Events

Tiger, What Is You Doing?

Tiger, Tiger, Tiger…

All I can do is shake my head like one of the old church mothers on the front pew. Child, what is you out here doing? 474 more words

Current Events