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America has had its magical thinking celebrity billionaires-funded President. Maybe, just maybe, it’s time for something different.
The Ontario PCs are the most diverse of the provincial political parties. There’s something for everyone at the Conservative salad bar: the faux-populist entrepreneur, with mid-level experience in the retail pharmaceutical trade; the fresh and photogenic outsider with the famous last name; the family-values Puritan; the polished and informed candidate far too sensible to ever be elected by Ontario voters.
From Helen Betty Osborne to Tina Fontaine, Canada has been a deadly place for Indigenous…
Because the bastards are winning, and we must never make peace with it. ✎ Wayne…
This week’s podcast is an encore presentation of an interview recorded on April 13, 2013.
Indigenous people have had to fight for recognition of every right we have. And we…
We don’t need, and we don’t want, a devil’s advocate to set us right about…
This week I talk to Chelsea Vowel, Brooke Torgerson, Carey Newman, Conrad Saulis, Doug Jarvis, Karen Lawford, and Nahnda Garlow about identity.
Doug lacks even an interest in the mechanics of charm, and his style tends more toward resentment. But resentment is a cheque that someone will eventually cash if only you carry it around long enough.
We’ve reached the point at which no one can be under an illusion, unless of course it’s an illusion of one’s willful choosing. President Trump’s administration is nothing more, but also nothing less, than the giant con and tax-avoidance scheme of every palace-and-botox Word-of-God blowhard.
They did not ask for the journey, and we don’t want to know too much about it, but they return holding a marvellous gem that they alone can explain. A gem from a dream of the departed who haunt them. A dream not of the day but of the relentless, interminable day. A fascinating gem that I do not want to ever hold.
The two solitudes of Saskatchewan, the reserve and the farm, remain as estranged as ever, and Indigenous people everywhere hold their breath in anticipation of a trial they don’t dare allow themselves to believe will be fair and impartial.
On Episode 93 of The Roundtable, I talk money, personal finance, and financial literacy with Terry Goodtrack (CEO, AFOA Canada).