By Danielle M. Cameron. 'For some must watch, while some must sleep. So runs the world away.' (Hamlet, 3.2.) Sticks and stones may break my bones, but it’s your words that cut right through me. In the wake of Donald Trump’s ascendance to the highest office of his land, and arguably the world’s, words … Continue reading The ‘Alt-Right’ has no place in Canada
By Ronny Al-Nosir. Republicans from across the United States have gathered in Cleveland, Ohio for what has shaped up to be a coronation chalk full of lunacy. At the centre of this madness rolling across the continent like a bible-thumping tumbleweed is the Republican presidential nominee – a bigoted, near fascist himself. Donald Trump comes … Continue reading Canada isn’t immune to Donald Trump’s extremism
By Chelsea Craig. Recent calls for a second Scottish independence referendum have been stirring a conversation among Quebec’s chattering classes who’ve been hard at work this past week drawing comparisons between Scotland’s and la belle province’s own quest to become a sovereign state. Setting aside the obvious legal distinction between Scotland, which is a country … Continue reading Despite the buzz, Scotland isn’t a roadmap for Quebec
By Richard Forbes. The stomachs of viewers bottomed out with fear, shock, surprise or genuine excitement. The results for Sunderland (now anxiously worried for the fate of its Nissan plant) had just been announced, revealing a resounding win for the “Leave” camp. As the night went on, the shock and despair among the “Remain” camp … Continue reading The Morning After… Brexit?