Category Archives: Politics

Not the Usual Ford Story

We had heard stories and rumours about stuff like this coming out of the West end. Some of us had even tried to pin it down and couldn’t. But wow, this is grimy, even for the Teflon Don of Toronto … Continue reading

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The filmmaker Laura Poitras follows the tragic return home to Yemen of a Guantánamo Bay prison detainee, Adnan Latif

“The filmmaker Laura Poitras follows the tragic return home to Yemen of a Guantánamo Bay prison detainee, Adnan Latif.”

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Post-Colonialism Vs. Marxism; Say It Isn’t So!

Here is a bit of an academic dust-up between Terry Eagleton, one of the leading figures of academic Marxism and Marxist literary critique, and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, one of the leading theoreticians for Post-Colonial theory. I’m a little torn up … Continue reading

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