Politics and its Discontents: I’ll Keep Posting These Kind Of Videos

…. whenever I find them. Meanwhile, these letters from Star readers remind us that the threat of racism is never far from home. We must be constantly vigilant and ready to take action against it: Re: Signs in Toronto urge white people to join ‘alt-right’. Marilyn May is correct in asserting that these fringe racist ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: How Local Communities Can Help Caregivers

If you imagine a caregiver at the beginning of a care journey, he or she might be represented as a dot on the map of a neighbourhood.  She would be surrounded by other dots – neighbours, friends and co-workers. Slowly, as care needs at home increase, the caregiver dot floats further and further away from ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: How Local Communities Can Help Caregivers

If you imagine a caregiver at the beginning of a care journey, he or she might be represented as a dot on the map of a neighbourhood.  She would be surrounded by other dots – neighbours, friends and co-workers. Slowly, as care needs at home increase, the caregiver dot floats further and further away from ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Success Story Rob Ford and Other Reactionaries Won’t Like

Those who see issues in simplistic and absolutist terms will not care to even acknowledge the existence of this letter from a Star reader. It speaks to something that neo-conservatives are loathe to acknowledge, the fact that we live in a society where interdependence and co-operation rather than selfish and exclusionary individualism are key factors ...