Tag Archives: Michael Ignatieff

down the slippery slope of the golan

Well, he was supposed to be the savior of Canada. They, the liberal party dragged him out of Harvard and basically said it would be cake-walk to 24 Sussex Drive, a formality, get inside to Ignatieff’s ego and off they … Continue reading

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they won’t let him rest in peace

Not what you call turning the other cheek or noblesse oblige. Call it payback. A little spittle running down the lip after missing the non-existent urn. Or maybe the winds of bad faith blowing back in the face.¬† I hope … Continue reading

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the w.s. walcott election show

Get involved. Donate now. Are you in? Want to buy some cool looking swag? A bobble head doll of our glorious leader? Is their clairvoyancy in politics? Should we care? As the Canadian election yawns into the back nine with … Continue reading

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Caravaggio and a bridge too far

Know your Caravaggio. Scholars have been contesting two exhibit works authenticity that will be appearing at the National Gallery in Ottawa. Two of the eleven canvases pre-certified as original Caravaggios in the planned summer exhibition on the Italian baroque are … Continue reading

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peeking around the corner: prophet cafe politics

On December 10, 1926, at 9 P.M. at the Prophet cafe, the surrealists met to decide whether to form an alliance with the Communist party. Antonin Artaud, for whom all political parties were equally irrelevant, displayed a noticeable lack of … Continue reading

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political theatre: the extent to which life is unrepresentable

Can dissidence be accomplished through the ballot box? Does voting actually change anything? As Canadians put aside their donuts and hockey to contemplate the election on May 3, a new bogeyman has emerged on the national agenda; quietly slipping into … Continue reading

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JUST KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR YELLOW SNOW

Canada… the true north…..Wikileaks….It must be something in the water, and Canadians don’t want Americans drinking it or sharing it … “A few acres of snow” – “Quelques arpents de neige”- is a quotation from Voltaire popularly understood to be … Continue reading

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Paper Art : Make Your Own Ballot

Gratefully, Canadians will have ¬†temporarily avoided an election. Replacing one species of rats with another, though of anthropological and scientific interest; there is about as much certainty of reaction to a given stimulus as Dr. Skinner demonstrated with his Skinner … Continue reading

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