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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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Can calling me a crazy kike now be considered within the bounds of social norms? Wouldn’t that be the patriotic thing to do? Read more

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Jacob Scheier

Mainstream media have been trying for months to unpack the psyche of Trump supporters – nearly every person I spoke with was on the one hand very friendly, and on the other really damn racist. Read more

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Ben Spurr

For some victims of violence, social media is becoming the place to find community justice outside the courts Read more

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Learning that men I've shared the same stage with and chatted with at readings have acted in abusive ways toward women is difficult to hear Read more

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Zach Ruiter

Prominent figures support the movement, but is boycotting Israel really the key to ending the crisis in Gaza? Read more

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The attitudes Elliot Rodger expressed about women are extreme, but his sense of male entitlement to women's bodies is not just something he got from pick-up artists' websites Read more

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Kathryn Gaitens

Nothing will change if we don't respond to allegations of abuse made by the vulnerable against the powerful Read more

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I could almost hear my Marxist Jewish grandfather's ghostly whisper: “Hey, mashugana, what the fuck are you doing? Read more

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Drinking coffee and chatting about the last thing most of us want to talk about Read more

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Jacob Scheier

I wouldn't mind construction taking twice as long if bike lanes could remain usable Read more

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Everything is very likeable in my life – on Facebook Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Playing cat and mouse with cops all F1 weekend turns out to be a giant bore Read more

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The casseroles present an alternative to the pepper-spraying police Read more

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Stretching the fight for access to education across Canada Read more

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Cars, bikes get the same tickets Read more

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Bards box it out with poetry Read more

Art & Books

Literati feed media scandal machine Read more

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Controversy around the Gillers is for the media, not the writers Read more

Art & Books

Adaptation of John Green novel about high school love and obsession is understated and quietly moving Read more

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