Close Encounters of the Patriarchal Kind

Let’s just go ahead and agree: Our culture is sneakily patriarchal. Some of the things we say and do (and that others say and do) are such a part of our every day life, that we look back afterwards and go, “Huh. ┬áSo that was some subtext.” Other types we just want to yell, “Shut […]

Canadian Politics

Sometimes you Just Need to Cuss Out the Environment Minister

I can empathize with Justin Trudeau. Sometimes government MPs say truly galling things, and sometimes all you can do is to let loose a cuss to let the steam out of your ears. Last week, Canada pulled out of the Kyoto Accord, to no-one’s great surprise but everyone’s collective shame. Megan Leslie, the NDP’s environment […]