Solidarity, Wild Orchids, Romantic Polytheism

By Stan Persky | June 13, 2007

Reading Richard Rorty, 1931-2007.

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Send in the Clowns… but it’s no laughing matter

By Stan Persky | June 3, 2007

The G-8 Demo in Rostock.

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Memories of Labrusca

By Max Fawcett | February 12, 2007

No, it's not another addition to the President's Choice line of
specialty sauces, but instead a probe into why Canada's domestic wine
industry isn't doing nearly as well as it should.

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Not His Year

By Max Fawcett | January 23, 2007

Max Fawcett reviews George Stroumboulopoulos's difficult 2006, but sees good things ahead for one of the CBC's best assets.

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A Tale of Two Unions

By David Banerjee | January 15, 2007

Toronto author and teacher David Banerjee explores the Oaxaca teachers
strikes from the past year, and wonders if his union's next bargaining strategy should include Molotov cocktails.

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Memory of Samothrace

By Margaret Randall | October 25, 2006

Margaret Randall traces the travels of the Winged Victory.

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The Language in My Blood

By Margaret Randall | October 25, 2006

Margaret Randall thinks about the ways we transmit mother-tongues.

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Concerning a Pissoir in Bastion Square

By Lyle Neff | October 19, 2006

Lyle Neff raises some questions about how Victoria, B.C. plans to deal with some foul odours arising from the local nightlife.

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Vancouver’s Rage

By Brian Fawcett | October 18, 2006

Brian Fawcett spends a few days in Vancouver, and finds it troubling, a city filled with angry people and beautiful things.

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The Ordnance of the Barricades

By Brian Fawcett | May 4, 2006

Apropos of nothing, Brian Fawcett files a story about a 30-30 rifle, an American boy he went to high school with, and about the perils of going to the barricades.

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