BUDKIWAC #1 — Ellen Page

As I will be in Canada for the foreseeable future (whatever that means in the days of COVID-19!), I have decided to run a regular feature called “Bet U Didn’t Know I Was [A] Canadian!” The corny but cute BUDKIWAC will one day be a household acronym.  The objective of...
The Unbearable Weight of Complicity

The Unbearable Weight of Complicity

We are so broken that we cannot respond usefully to the brokenness of our society.  Some of us are still so affected by a past regime that actively disenfranchised us, that to this day we react, or fail to react, from a psychological position of disempowerment.  Some...
After the Cup: An Alternate Universe

After the Cup: An Alternate Universe

The Springbok rugby team returned home to a muted welcome from their bruising Rugby World Cup final defeat to England on Saturday in Yokohama.  Despite a gallant first-half display, they eventually were overrun by the overwhelming pre-match favourites, who scored...