Open Book's Lucky Seven interview series invited Jane Kirby to talk about how making the book accessible for teen readers was an essential part of the process, the history and meaning of the term 'reproductive justice', and how she gets it done as a writer living on a tall ship with 17 other people.
Tom Malleson talks Fired Up About Capitalism as part of Open Book's Lucky Seven interview series. In it, he covers the legacy of Margaret Thatcher's TINA declaration, the two essential ingredients he requires in order to write, and shares some inspiring advice from Proust.
Originally published on Briarpatch February 2009, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax. A student spots a poster for a presentation titled “Echoes of the Holocaust” by Jose Ruba of the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform. This presentation, she learns after further investigation, has nothing to do with remembering the atrocities committed against Jews. Instead, it uses graphic … Continue reading Freedom of (hate) speech: The rise of anti-choice activities on Canadian campuses
originally posted on Medium Every society is held together by a common core of shared ideas. These are the things that simply “go without saying”, the taken-for-granted which form the glue of our institutions and the coherence of our daily practices. I don’t mean political ideologies exactly — issues of whether we should raise taxes a bit … Continue reading Why Can’t I Vote For My Boss? And Other Heretical Thoughts