Category Archives: Not So Compassionate Conservatism
Many years ago, when I was a j-school student, I got interviewed by the Globe and Mail, for an internship I didn’t get. At the time, it was cause for some chagrin: a plum big-city reporting job, missed! What made … Continue reading
Remember this lady? The one who was misidentified as a Bernie Sanders supporter by an outright fascist who loves Der Drumpf? Well, here she is in her own words. See if you can spot what’s wrong with them: Ms. Peterson, … Continue reading
Cute cats, daffy dogs, and a majestic eagle all agree: Donald Trump is a piece of shit and must be stopped. Oh, and that orangutan in Borneo? He’s still waiting to get his pelt back off Der Donald’s head.
A Syrian demonstrating against sexism, in Germany last month. Turns out he’s more representative of his people than the image of them that’s been making the rounds of racist talking head shows. The cold hard facts, from the UK Independent: … Continue reading
German women demonstrate against sexism and racism both. They’re getting it right, at least. The media, both there and here? Not so much. For the last two or three days, my newsfeed has been buzzing with stuff about the sexual … Continue reading
26 years ago, as a third-year university student and feminist volunteer at the Queen’s Women’s Centre, I felt murder breathing down my neck. Walking to class every day, the ever-present Kingston slush seeping cold and damp through the seams of … Continue reading
Yes, you, skulking out there in the shadows, spreading crapaganda and lies and glee about the deaths of three people. So “pro-life” that you can’t wait to dip your hands in innocent blood, eh? My man John’s got a word … Continue reading