Category Archives: Commentary

The most beautiful theory

The most beautiful theory: Gravity is not a force; it is a distortion of space-time. As John Wheeler, a physicist given to pithy dictums about tricky physics, put it decades later: “Space-time tells matter how to move; matter tells space-time … Continue reading

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No desk of your own?

No desk of your own! http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/future-workplace-innovations-1.4119806 “This is my office now,” Kathy laughs, holding up a backpack. Inside are her computer, glasses, chargers, and everything else she needs to get through the day. She also has a locker, as all employees … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Mess With Women

Notwithstanding the justice of their cause, one cannot help but admire the attention-getting wit of the reverend having “- Fallopians 19:73” as the citation on her sign which she carried in the Women’s March on Seattle on the day after … Continue reading

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A century on: Why Arabs resent Sykes-Picot

Click on the link below for what seems to me to be an excellent clarification. A century on: Why Arabs resent Sykes-Picot Part of my upbringing was in that part of the world so I feel for the people. The … Continue reading

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Attawapiskat, and the fallout of intergenerational trauma

Attawapiskat, and the fallout of intergenerational trauma “What will allow places like Attawapiskat to get better? The equal ability to receive a proper education in your own community in all its forms. Curricula that teach children about their culture and … Continue reading

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Socks are not enough.

Socks are not enough: Social justice lies upstream from charity | rabble.ca Please click this link to read a great and inspiring article on Rabble.ca by Cathy Crowe: Source link: Socks are not enough: Social justice lies upstream from charity … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s realistic approach to policing sex work

Hong Kong’s realistic approach to policing sex work | South China Morning Post Source: Hong Kong\’s realistic approach to policing sex work | South China Morning Post “Instead of prosecuting sex workers and their clients, the focus should be on … Continue reading

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