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Gender Block: Feminist chic

Hillary Di Menna

Feminism is getting sort of cool. Kids’ movies are passing the Bechdel test, Beyonce is writing about gender inequality and fashion designers are citing powerful women as their muse. The sincerity of all of this is questionable, but is the shallowness worth hearing those in the spotlight using the feminist title positively instead of hiding […] More »
July-August 2009

Twitter and the future of democracy

Navneet AlangWebsite

Sure, the web is rife with nonsense. But real political dialogue thrives too In my more idealistic moments, I always imagine I’ll stumble upon raging intellectual debate on the subway. But based on the conversations I’ve overheard lately, here’s what I can tell you about the public mood in Canada: saving GM is both the […] More »