This Week’s Readings

This week I read two extremely different books. Both gave me something to think about in terms of privilege and writing. This week I read “The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod,” by Henry Beston, published in 1928. It’s considered a classic of nature writing, and follows his…

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Canada Isn’t Immune to Trump-ism

This article was re-posted on the DeSmog Canada site on Dec 5 2016. Edited Nov 28 to add income inequality info. In the days following the US election, two former Canadian ambassadors to the US had some advice for Canadians worried about the future of Canada-US relations. “Calm down,” they said. “Change the channel and…