As one well-acquainted with the scourge of depression and the toll it takes on both the sufferer and his/her family, it was with great interest that I recently read Jan Wong’s account of her struggle with the disease in Out of the Blue. In what I view as an act of personal courage, the . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Globe and Mail: A Study in Vindictiveness
Last week, Leah Maclaren used a free lance piece in the Globe real estate section to market her own home. This week, scandal plagued public editor Sylvia Stead will be writing a note saying that it was all an “unintentional” oversight, even though the Globe was plugging her piece in its front section. Mind you, the fact that Stead is . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Another Globe Writer In Dutch
I had the greatest respect for Dan Gardner. He wrote such compelling newspaper columns that I, Mr. Short Attention Span, attempted to read his book Future Babble. I actually understood most of it and continued to look forward to his newspaper articles. His writing was an oasis of progressive thought in the middle of Conservative . . . → Read More: What happened to Dan Gardner? The only reasonable man in the room is riding off the rails.