In the middle of an extreme weather event, one brought on by the environmentally destructive practices of humans, we congregated around laughing at a “cute” and “fun” video of a captive Giant Panda in the US. In finding solace in this video we repeat the same self defeating cycle though – we respond to unease over our lack of control of the natural world by laughing at our near domination of another species.
Canada is entering the largest human migration in human history since WW II with a 50% decrease in refugee claims and a 30% drop in acceptances
Last week Caitlyn Jenner, former 1976 Decathlon Olympic Champion and long celebrated as one of the best athletes to ever live, graced the cover of Vanity Fair in her first […]
News broke this afternoon that SeaWorld CEO Jim Atchison will be stepping down from his role in January of 2015 and that company Chairman David D’Alessandro will take his place until […]
Two weeks ago I commented on the markedly different response to the death of Corporal Nathan Cirillo and hundreds of suicides in the Canadian Military. Probing our collective grief and […]
Coverage of the winning Halloween blackface “costume” at Brock University got national coverage yesterday. Within a 20 hour span the story was picked up by QMI (Nationally), CBC (Nationally), CTV, […]
Late Monday afternoon, on November 3rd, Brock University Students Union (BUSU) President Roland Erman released a second statement concerning the Thursday October 30th BUSU Halloween event that saw students in […]