Dead Wild Roses: CBC Radio: The Current – Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape – Peggy Orenstein

   Further dispelling the myth that we don’t need feminism and equality is the lay of the land.   This interview describes the situations and pressures young women face as they make there way through our patriarchal society.  Read or listen to the whole interview on CBC, it is well worth your time. AMT: We spoke ...

Politics and its Discontents: I See That Rob Anders’ Replacement Is No Prize Either

I’m sure some hoped that when Rob Anders, the Conservative MP for Calgary Signal Hill and national embarrassment, lost his riding’s nomination to run in the 2015 election, he might be replaced by someone with at least a modicum of balance and rationality. Alas, the new torchbearer for the riding, Ron Liepert, is proving such ...

Cowichan Conversations: Whipped-Sean Holman on ‘Party Discipline’ CBC the Current

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Friday morning, 8:30AM June 28th, Rick MacGinnes-Rae, hosting  CBC’s ‘the Current’, will peer into the secret world of party discipline. His guest will be  Sean Holman. a former ‘Public Eye Online’ blogger, talk show host, columnist and the force behind his latest project ‘Whipped! This will be most worthwhile. I have viewed the ...

Cowichan Conversations: Senior Civil Servant Risks Career – Goes Public!

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger Kevin Page took on the challenge of setting up and overseeing the first Parliamentary Budget Office. He managed and maintained this enormous undertaking and he did it while mourning the death of his 20 year old son. In the linked post below Canada’s first Parliamentary Budget Officer, tells us of a Harper Government that has  ...