I read What if we re-thought land ownership?
Land ownership is mostly about violence. There are places around the world where land is held collectively by the people who live on it, but that’s not mostly what we get.
I read No, We Can’t All Just Get Along
There have been some major running arguments on the Pagan internet over the last month or so. Most have been between polytheists and humanists, while others have been between those who put activism at the center of their practices and those who put devotion at the center.
I read Digital privacy law is being updated for the first time in decades, and it’s imperative we get it right
Over the past year, Canadians — just like much of the world — have increasingly lived their lives online. The pandemic pushed us to use the internet in new ways: digital doctor visits, first dates and family dinners over Zoom, grocery shopping via apps.
I read 178 :: You Are You but Different on the Internet
Exactly two years ago today, I was messing about in Team Lab’s Future World Exhibition at the Art Science Museum in Singapore. We’d spent the morning eating our way around the Hawker Markets and I’d drank loads of weird Sodas. We met Honour for a coffee and caught up.
I read Waiting for the leaves
There was one spring, more than twenty years ago when I remember the leaves not coming out until Beltain. This year, the spring in the UK has been unusually cold. Some of the trees have leaves, some are starting to open, but there are a lot of bare branches out there.
I read Our colonial history, the colonial agenda and Bill C-15
This Opinion piece was written by Wendy Lynn Lerat, who teaches Indigenous Studies at First Nations University of Canada. For another take on Bill C-15, see Andre Bear’s piece here.
I read Minister Catherine McKenna: “We need to get rid of fossil fuel subsidies”
In 2020, Canada’s federal fossil fuel subsidies program provided $1.9 billion in support to fossil fuel projects in the country, a practice which environmentalists have described as “hypocrisy.
I read Homesteading lifestyle makes a comeback in New Brunswick
Ben Cummings doesn’t have an alarm clock. His rooster Tim’s crow carries easily through the thin walls of his camp, signalling the start of a new day. The 27-year-old will be working on building a greenhouse, feeding dozens of chickens and rabbits, and tending to his vegetable garden.
I read St. Mary’s First Nation introducing new late night security measures
St. Mary’s First Nation is introducing new security measures that will prevent non-members of the Indigenous community, located on Fredericton’s north side, from going into the reserve at night time.
I read Cory Doctorow: Neofeudalism and the Digital Manor
As I write this in mid-November 2020, there’s quite a stir over the new version of Apple’s Mac OS, the operating system that runs on its laptops.