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What Jonathan Kay Has Wrong About Diversity in Journalism

On diversity (lack thereof) within the media:

In a recent appearance on Jesse Brown’s Canadaland podcast, newly installed Walrus editor Jonathan Kay discussed with Brown the homogeneity of the people writing for that magazine (and other mainstream outlets) in the country.

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Terror Trending

Re “Brand ISIS” by Naheed Mustafa:

Naheed Mustafa is correct in that the Islamic State has created a slick social-media propaganda machine that appeals to a certain type of religious fundamentalist. 58 more words

Letter To The Editor

Remember who you are: advice for daughters and sons

Mothers, daughters, trust, and desire.

Laughter, poignancy, insight and life long advice.

It’s all there in a 12 minute talk given by Newfoundland author Lisa Moore… 196 more words

Parenting Adult Children

Oil, Gas, and the Relentless Decline of Community - andrea bennett

andrea bennett’s poem You can put your fingers on the feelings appeared in the same Canadian Literature 216 issue as my poem Chrysoglott. I am reminded of this coincidence after reading her article… 439 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

March 7, 1945


Wayne makes no entry in his journal today, but in England, Verne writes in his diary . . . .

03-07-45 – 14th Mission DATTELN…

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(Not An) Unreasonable Man

Here’s an open letter from American political activist Ralph Nader to our fearmongering Prime Minister, the perpetual campaigner and arbiter of the end of the Canadian way of life: 53 more words


Mona Awad--"Beyond the Shore" (The Walrus, January/February 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: TANYA TAGAQ-“Uja” and “Umingmak” live at the Polaris Music Prize (2014).

Tanya Tagaq won the Canadian Polaris Prize this year.  Tagaq is a Canadian (Inuk) throat singer from Cambridge Bay (Ikaluktuutiak), Nunavut, Canada who at age 15, went to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories to attend high school where she first began to practice throat singing.  689 more words

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