Soleimani deserved what he got but this doesn’t redeem the clueless incompetence of the President.
Essays on topical issues in the news, from around the world, by Wayne K. Spear
All we can know as certain is that Prime Minister Johnson will persist at the throwing of dead cats on dining-room tables.
For days now this matter has been covered by CBC, CTV News, Global News, and the Winnipeg Free Press. But it was the reporting of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network that triggered an unspoken community rule not to air the dirty laundry where outsiders can see it.
It’s not as if Epstein hasn’t all along believed in his own version of a Fifth Avenue shooting, that he can do what he wants in broad daylight and get away with it. So far he has, thanks to rich and powerful acquaintances.
Trump is no good for democracy and America but American voters (on a diet of reality television) aren’t much good for these either.
Under Doug Ford, Ontario politics will likely be organized around an enemies list of cultural foes and special interests. We’ve been there before.
America has had its magical thinking celebrity billionaires-funded President. Maybe, just maybe, it’s time for something different.
Indigenous people have had to fight for recognition of every right we have. And we always will. ✎ Wayne K. Spear | February 15, 2018 • Politics I N A WEEK WHEN Indigenous people announced that reconciliation is postponed, if not… Read More ›
We don’t need, and we don’t want, a devil’s advocate to set us right about the value of Indigenous lives ✎ Wayne K. Spear | February 11, 2018 • Politics I CAN’T IMAGINE ANYTHING worse than losing a child. Now consider,… Read More ›
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.
The Indian residential school debate is and has always been about the right of one ethnic or cultural group to dominate and absorb another.
Last Summer, Garnet Angeconeb met with Senator Lynn Beyak to reconcile. Now he says she should resign.