I will say it outright: Fear the Mirror, Cora Siré’s newly minted collection of linked short stories, is […]
Ann Eriksson’s Urgent Message from a Hot Planet is a heartfelt plea for all of us to do […]
Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda wrote a passionate ode to the humble onion, acknowledging its importance as a staple […]
It is a celebration of the oral and spiritual traditions of the first poets of what today is known as the United States of America
Today is a rainy, slushy, windy, still-winter grey day, and my mood matches the weather.
TAKEWING a.m., written and Illustrated by Brenda J. Wilson. FriesenPress, 348 pages TAKEWING a.m. is Brenda J. Wilson’s […]
The zeitgeist of our times is characterized by creativity and innovation, particularly in the fields of art and […]
Cheeky Mathematics He and she fuse their cells with the sticky glue of their warm juices Two cells […]
The 29th edition of the Montréal First Peoples Festival (Présence autochtone) unfolded from August 6 to August 14. On […]
Me Artsy, compiled and edited by Drew Hayden Taylor Douglas & McIntyre, 2015 (256 pages) The best way to […]
Kingdom of Olives and Ash, edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, 2017, HarperCollins Publishers, 448 pages The […]
Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead, 2018, Arsenal Pulp Press (Vancouver), 223 pages Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree/nehiyaw, […]
Territorial integrity is not the only marker of independence
“The walk is a journey of the spirit carried by the body like a good friend, and sitting is an important part of the walking.”
Nungak delivers an often humorous, in-your-face account of the history of Nunavik
In her personal life, her friendship with a Zimbabwean fellow doctor earns her a brutal “correction” from her fellow countrymen.
Pay heed to the final words of a profound thinker.
A quick search of the term populism in cyberspace reveals its increasing popularity (no pun intended) in the last decade, […]
“Nowhere in these treaties or court decisions does it say we grant you permission to take over management and control of our territory and our lives.”
Qi or Ch’i is often defined as a spiritual force that emanates from, or animates, living beings. In Chinese, […]
Undoctored is an honest, well-researched, clearly written indictment of an unholy alliance that affects each and every one of us.
In this well-researched and incisive book written at breakneck speed (to match the speed of Donald Trump’s sharp turns in the White House), Klein makes it very clear that Trump’s rise to power is not an aberration, but rather the inevitable culmination of neoliberal politics in recent decades.
The precariat is growing because “there was a crude social compact in the globalisation era.”
“War on drugs is hell,” announced Candide to his friend. “Someone’s always trying to rip off your grow-op. They better learn to cultivate their own garden if they know what’s good for them.”
Dheepan is a Tamil-language film directed by French director Jacques Audiard, featuring Jesuthasan Anthonythasan as Dheepan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan as his […]