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This Year’s Question

By Stan Persky | 2019 February 25

Can Democracy Work? asks James Miller. It’s not only this year’s question, it’s a question for the ages, from ancient Athens to the Trumpian present.

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Good Country for Old Men

By John Harris | 2019 February 5

Two senior Vancouver poets, George Bowering and George Stanley, do a book together. John Harris reads it.

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The Identity Illusion

By xxxxxx | 2019 February 5

From The New York Review: the identity debate.

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Alexander Meiklejohn: Free Speech Theorist, Teacher, and Activist

By R. J. Rowan | 2019 January 31

Bob Rowan tells a free speech story about a too-little-known American philosopher, Alexander Meiklejohn.

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Old People’s Socialist League

By Sidney Australia | 2019 January 17

Old Socialists, Unite. You have nothing to lose but your walkers.

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In the Land of Oz

By Stan Persky | 2018 December 28

Amos Oz, 1939-2018. Reading “A Tale of Love and Darkness.”

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David Shields - Nobody Hates Trump More Than Trump

Taking the Piss out of Donald Trump

By Brian Fawcett | 2018 November 7

David Shields thinks Trump is missing an “inner life.” Brian Fawcett checks.

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MeMeMe! … and It

By Stan Persky | 2018 October 20

Stan Persky tries to get through the day… a day all about, well, Stan Persky.

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McCain’s Meme

By Stan Persky | 2018 September 2

The message from John McCain’s funeral.

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After the Asshole Apocalypse

By Daniel Gawthrop | 2018 August 27

How to keep thinking during and after the Apocalypse. Dan Gawthrop has a few practical suggestions.

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