Being Cool is Overrated

As a survivor of a school shooting, I’m surprised. I’m surprised no one is making the link between the student strikers and the school shooters who have left their mark on Montreal. Why isn’t this happening? I think it’s because the strikers are way too cool.  And their admirers, usually older lefties like me, are partaking [...]

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The Violence in Montreal

I’ll admit it: politically, I’m confused.  I’m setting my thoughts down so I can understand just where I land on the left/right political spectrum. So far, my head’s spinning with the effort. I saw this photo pop up on my Facebook page this morning. I was instantly irritated. The caption, “Courage is contagious,” seems at [...]

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The Student Strike

There’s been a lot of strange information floating around regarding the student strike in Montreal. I caught a clip of Judy Rebick, a feminist pundit from Toronto, saying that the mainstream media only became interested in the strike once violence was involved. The implication is that media types weren’t interested in pursuing the more subtle [...]

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