Review: “A Walking Life,” by Antonia Malchik

You’re probably used to books about walking that address creative and spiritual transformations in those who have the privilege to walk unaccosted and unfettered in nature or the city. My friend Antonia Malchik’s book, “A Walking Life,“ which just came out from DaCapo Press, covers walking from a completely different perspective. Malchik’s book starts with…

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Wednesday on the Web: 16 Aug Edition

This week’s Wednesday on the Web is basically a list of things that make me shake my head. And then some. In the US: 1. Charlottesville – and the fallout, including Trump’s tacit approval of neo-Nazis. 2. The defunding of a US group that fights white supremacy, the de-staffing of a US State Department office…

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…