Genesis’s “Land of Confusion” hit the airwaves almost thirty years ago. When considered beside today’s political developments, it becomes clear that the big single has not lost its punch.Read more "Can’t You See This Is (Still) the Land of Confusion?"
How can the writings of South African Nobel laureate J.M. Coetzee help us reckon with the underlying cause of perpetual war: imperialism as a logic of power?Read more "Unbinding the Gag: The Lessons of J.M. Coetzee’s Magistrate"
Part 4 of Sean Callaghan’s ongoing flash-fiction serial about what happens after the zombie apocalypse.Read more "The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show, Part 4: Rulepole"
Can bourgeois, monolingual authors provide insight into the experience of marginalized others?Read more "Can First World Literature Teach us Anything?"
When the drumbeat of militarism rises all around us, how do we think our way out of the War Machine?Read more "Say No to the War Machine"
What are the painful takeaways from the Liberal Party’s overwhelming victory in Canada’s recent federal election?Read more "Lessons From the 2015 Canadian Election"
What Links Don Draper and Stephen Harper? A Lot More Than You’d Think.Read more "Masculine/Power: Draper/Harper"
Victoria-based Dreamboat is able to convey the complex flurry of emotions experienced after the rupture of a human relationship with the use of simple electronics and clever repetitions of verse.Read more "Deep Cut – “Townies”"
After attending an academic exchange program sponsored by the Chinese government for 36 of the world’s leading young sinologists, Mark McConaghy reports back on what he learned.Read more "Solidarity Beyond Culture: What Three Weeks in Beijing Taught me About Democracy"
The third installment of Sean Callaghan’s Zombie Flash Fiction series takes us on a short detour to the edge of meaning.Read more "The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show, Part 3. The Other End of Words."