George Elliott Clarke

Carol Off, George Elliott Clarke, Pasha Malla, Mary Walsh, Emma Donoghue, Seth and Anne Michaels will also appear at the 38th annual literary event more

Aug 10, 2017 4:58 PM Books

Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate delivers keynote at Tommy Douglas Institute's fourth annual conference on social justice issues Thursday, May 19 more

May 17, 2016 8:02 AM News

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As mad, murderous and self-aggrandizing as he is, a comparison to the fall of Caligula would be apt if impeachment should ever come to pass more

Feb 7, 2018 3:47 PM News 2 Comments

George Elliott

Now that Canada 150 is over, there's still unfinished constitutional business – and much musing – to attend to more

Jan 21, 2018 8:30 AM News



Given the outsized role of money in American politics, you could argue the republic has been devolving from democracy for the past 50 years more

Jan 25, 2017 5:29 PM News 1 Comments

The pioneer West Indian writer penned stories and essays based on his Caribbean compatriots and on the chilly Canucks who greeted their arrival here with disdain more

Jun 29, 2016 4:37 PM News

Tarantino's 2012 Django Unchained is a rarity for Hollywood - a consummate conjunction of spaghetti western and blaxploitation genres that argues for a robust response to white racism more

Feb 24, 2016 5:39 PM News 1 Comments

If the Cons win a minority - perish the thought - Canadians better pray the current Harper-appointed governor general, David Johnston, will do his duty and allow opposition parties to form a new government more

Oct 14, 2015 6:35 PM News

Stephen Harper's anti-niqab gambit reeks of what poet A.M. Klein labelled "the body odour of race" more

Oct 7, 2015 6:57 PM News


Ethan Eisenberg

The effect of a fixed election date is not only to increase the role of Big Money in bankrolling a campaign - it also influences policy and legislation even before a campaign begins more

Aug 12, 2015 8:00 PM News

The legacy of MLK's contemporary is less recognized but just as vital when considered in the context of Ferguson – not to mention our own police service's unlamented practice of carding more

Feb 2, 2015 10:59 AM News

OPP's gas plant court order a week before Ontario vote recalls RCMP income trust intervention that brought down Martin's Libs in 2005. more

Jun 12, 2014 12:00 AM News

The PM is only the person who commands the loyalty of the greatest number of Parliamentarians, not God more

Apr 28, 2011 12:00 AM News

Do kids of other minorities have to accept insults in the name of free speech? more

Jan 27, 2011 12:00 AM News

“I have a dream” or “By any means necessary?” more

Feb 10, 2010 3:50 AM News

Unlike other black stars, he could afford to render visual blackness one option in his Identikit more

Jul 8, 2009 6:17 AM News

I feel a strange sense of disbelief – one of us is now running the biggest show on earth, and it just doesn’t feel real more

Feb 4, 2009 1:34 AM News

Clinton dumps feminism for suburban version of old hillbilly race-baiting more

May 22, 2008 12:00 AM News

Those who honour hiphop, many of them white, will vote Obama more

Feb 14, 2008 12:00 AM News

The debate is about what it has always been about - power and privilege more

Dec 13, 2007 12:00 AM News

Word up: Malcolm, Martin and Marcus didn’t die so we could hurl the most stinging epithet of white domination at each other more

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM News