cmkl: December 6th: Constant progress, constant retreat

We take consolation in disasters from the idea that society might learn something and that the horror might never recur. The war to end all wars, the massacre to end all massacres. We want to see progress to encourage ourselves to keep pushing for change. And yet we don’t want to magnify a tiny step ...

April Reign: December 6th. Just a date.

April Reign Re-posting as unfortunately it is still relevant 6 years on. December 6th. Just a date. Maybe an early Christmas party or a school play. Perhaps a time to start putting out decorations or maybe – a time to purchase candles and roses. A purchase not made in anticipation of a celebration but one ...

PostArctica: December 6th, 1989

on December 6th they died fourteen women many others wounded but fourteen died Everyday women are killed women are killed women are killed women are killed on December 6th, 1989 fourteen women were killed in Montreal Canada we grieve and tomorrow again, we will grieve

PostArctica: December 6, 1989

Walking Turcot Yards: December 6, 1989

I was sitting by myself in a small classroom at Concordia Fine Arts finishing off some booze from a party we were having on the last day of school.  It had been a very interesting semester and I was pretty happy.  Across town at the Universite de Montreal 14 women were being murdered on their ...