My Mourning Rant:.

My Mourning rant: Why the silence 'journalists'? February 18, 2019 Originally emailed to: international letters at The Guardian, to letters at Toronto’s Globe and Mail, and to letters at Harrowsmith Magazine, (the Canadian magazine which put a painted image of my face...

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Taxes and Death:

Taxes and Death: Our Ignorance of Human History A purposeful posting. This one. This date. We are two months away from when the partisans of Canada, and perhaps others, will make large noises about ‘Remembrance Day’. I tire. I tire of the number of times when I must...

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Terms of Civility

The Dilemma of Making Journalists, and Citizens, Accountable to the Lessons of Human History They are everywhere. Those signs, informing us that the patient in the emergency waiting room or the client in the large foyer of the bank is expected to be polite to ‘our...

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Generating Real Democracy: How our ‘democracies’, ‘the vote’ and our institutions of ‘justice’ have been made irrelevant by partisan entrenchment. What we need to do about it.