Monthly Archives: July 2018

Shared Community is Failing: Blame Populism

Global news has a new commentary: With populism on the rise, are we losing our shared community? I’d argue that rather than populism being the cause of the loss of societal cohesion in Canada, it’s a symptom of it. The … Continue reading

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Mansplaining Why Feminists are Sexist

The BBC has a new article that claims to femsplain their sexist term “mansplaining” in one chart. I’m going explain why telling men to stop mansplaining is counterproductive. Two male colleagues recently asked me, unprompted, “How do I know if … Continue reading

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Vice Smears Men’s Rights Activists

Vice has an article on the Men’s Rights movement titled What I Heard at This Weekend’s Men’s Rights Conference in London. Unsurprisingly, it’s a hit piece. While author Robert Jackman may have heard, his open bias shows he did not … Continue reading

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Review of “Upgrade” (mild spoilers)

* * C Upgrade is a fun science fiction action movie. The plot is fairly standard revenge material, reminiscent of Deathwish. The science fiction twist is that the hero, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green), is implanted with a chip that allows … Continue reading

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MacLean’s Doubles Down on Identity Politics

MacLean’s makes me feel better about my tax money being used to fund the CBC. Last year, they were promoting the opinion that We don’t need less identity politics—we need more. Opinion: We need to tackle all our different challenges, … Continue reading

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Fair Weather Free Speech Advocacy

The progressive movement continues to turn its weapons upon itself. This time, Facebook BLOCKS links to women’s rights group after ‘transphobia’ complaints. Woman’s Place UK campaigns for women-only spaces and raises concerns about transgender people being able to self-identify as … Continue reading

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7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey is a classic. It is simply written, full of principles, and yet practical and applicable. In the book, Covey describes three principles for personal living, three principles for relationships, and … Continue reading

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Review of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (mild spoilers)

* * * B Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is the first direct sequel to the classic 90’s film Jumanji. An earlier adaptation of Zuthura, a young adult novel by the same author who wrote the original, Chris Van Allsburg, was … Continue reading

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Review of “The Incredibles 2”

* * * * A The second Incredibles movie, though released more than a decade after the first film, takes up on the heels of the first film. The Incredibles are living in a motel, and they’re facing a bleak … Continue reading

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Man of Steel is Told to Shut Up

Henry Cavill, the man behind the Man of Steel, is facing backlash over comments he made about dating in the post #MeToo era. Is mild mannered Cavill a misogynist? “There’s something wonderful about a man chasing a woman,” he said. … Continue reading

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