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Universal has pulled Craig Zobel's film The Hunt after two mass shootings and backlash from Donald Trump and Fox News Read more

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When Donald Trump called Stormy Daniels "Horseface" on Twitter, the UK-born artist knew she had the name for her new solo show Read more


Historians agree that the term "concentration camp" is not a Nazi invention, but whatever words we want to use to describe US immigration centres, children are suffering and dying Read more


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You have achieved something truly historic and Raptors fans are forever grateful, now please skip the White House and Doug Ford Read more

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We’ve never had the ability before to create and sustain such powerful alternate realities in human societies Read more


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Jacob Scheier

As a secular Jew, I never felt I had much to fear in terms of hate crimes until I saw the swastikas flying in Charlottesville Read more


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The four-part Netflix miniseries digs deep into the tragic and infuriating story behind the Central Park Five Read more


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The Simpsons writer Tim Long talks parodying Justin Trudeau, the fate of Apu and whether Ontario is really a good place to avoid Trumpian times Read more

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Former CNN Asia correspondent Maria Ressa – one of four journalists named Time Magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year – warns that no democracy is immune from right-wing propaganda networks on social media Read more


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Toronto councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam reveals how an ambush videotaped by a political opponent turned her into the subject of sexist and racist attacks that culminated in death threats during last fall's municipal elections Read more



Munk Debates

A computer glitch gave the win to Bannon, but it's truer to say that the recent Munk Debate on populism versus liberalism created the illusion that the event was even necessary Read more


When the Premier says things like, “There is no place in Ontario for anti-Semitism,” it’s hard not to feel a little sick to your stomach Read more



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Two superhero shows based on DC Comics characters are plunging into the polarized state of Donald Trump's America Read more

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Not only do the abhorrent views of the chief architect of Trump's Muslim ban have no place in a democratic society, they also have the potential to incite violence against racialized groups Read more

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Ahead of her Art Toronto talk, critic and podcaster Anna Khachiyan suggests that artistic dissenters should focus on platforms like Facebook and Instagram Read more

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Moore’s documentary about how America ended up with Donald Trump as president is, like much of his later work, a bait-and-switch project Read more



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The film fest listicle you never asked for Read more

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Only the first stanza of John Stafford Smith’s composition makes up the anthem – other stanzas of the song recognizing the birth of a nation expose the hypocrisy of slavery that lie at its core Read more


These days there are plenty of Trump-inspired #MakeOntarioGreatAgain Joe Blows on social media contributing to a radical anti-Muslim shift in the political discourse in Canada Read more


Time for everyone to lose their illusions. Facts don’t matter anymore, folks. It’s the Ford shit show now. Read more


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    Jacob Scheier

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