THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: The Language of Care – Have We Lost It?

Recently, a friend and colleague railed at our collective lack of empathy for homeless people living on the street.  “What kind of a society do we live in where we step over another human being lying on the sidewalk?” she demanded.   I visualised myself on the street, seeing a human shape huddled under a ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Queerly Political: Activism, Feminism, Marxism and Queer Politics

View on YouTube website How can we build a united movement that respects difference and autonomy, and also advances common struggles against oppression and exploitation? What are the linkages, and tensions, between feminism and queer politics? And how can we understand women’s liberation in the context of other movements against oppression? […] The post Queerly Political: ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Autonomy and Legitimate Aspirations #nlpoli

Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter is ringing the bells, trying to alarm Canadians to the fact the federal government is trying to withdraw funding from areas that are generally provincial responsibility under the Constitution. You can see a lengthy interview Dexter gave to Evan Solomon of CBC’s Power and Politics on the Mother Corp’s website.  ...