Tag Archives: Christie Blatchford

Orientalism repackaged

The Shafia trial is by any extent, a far more complex process in which the social and larger contexts seemed to outweigh the actual criminal allegations which were never definitively proven, albeit the construction of circumstantial evidence, in sum, was … Continue reading

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for what is honor

God forbid. god forbid. god forbid. Gender division has nothing to do with god. It is a human construction. A devised, contrived, set of human boundaries that has promoted untold suffering, degrading both victim and victimizer. Boundaries based on sex … Continue reading

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betrayal : warming hands around the pyre

Some twisted ideology, getting the upper hand on common sense. But, then to some common sense is…..Is there a possibility of living outside of violence? Is pessimism an option option for thinking? ┬áHope and despair,much like the seeming opposites of … Continue reading

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jack in a narrow box

Jack Layton, Canada’s leader of the official opposition was laid to rest this past week which really continued the issue that has arisen since his part’s electoral breakthrough: what exactly is socialism today and what does it mean within the … Continue reading

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“fulsome” press room blues

The problem is that there are always multiple ways to render a true account. And is lying always wrong. No doubt, lying is a complex issue, but the truth is equally foggy and ambiguous. So as News Corp brought their … Continue reading

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pie in the sky: for all the marbles

It was supposed to be in the name of truth and justice.It was a dog and pony show like those found in the small circuses wandering over the English countryside at the end of the nineteenth century. It ┬ákeeps coming … Continue reading

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ANARCHISTS WHO RUN WITH WOLVES

… and occasionally ride camels. Nearly all exponents of anarchism, for example, have used the term to refer to a natural state of society in which people are not governed by submission to humanmade laws or to any external authority. … Continue reading

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