If you read Canadian journalists on the topic, you might not understand that jihad has some very nice meanings. Most Canadian journalists seem to commonly misrepresent the concept. It’s not just them, mind you. There’s lots of misrepresentation of jihad to go around…
Here’s the A Section of the Globe and Mail. It’s the BC edition for June 2nd, 2018. There are 19 reports and 5 opinion pieces. I counted the weather section […]
So I’ve been experimenting with microblogging on Mastadon, micro.blog and Tumblr. I decided it’s time we have our own self-hosted WordPress microblog…
Where we wade into the “new” controversy on genetics and race, and talk about e-cigarettes, food and more
Canadian media is still hung up in the 1980s on Sikhs, is facebook really to blame for polarization, and more!
Convergent evolution, cat mass spectrometers, love jihad and more!
How a heartwarming news story about an interesting linguistic phenomenon widely mislead people that there are no words to describe that spell different words when they’re reversed…
Grizzly overpasses, alt-right scariness and more
This shall become a weekly thing again, I decree it so. Universal Family Care As millennials have kids and Baby Boomers live longer, we need to create a new, integrated, […]
In which you get a sneak peak at my numbered rant system
Songbirds and twitter, insects, google and more.
Two weeks worth of scraps, whales, weinstein and more…
On American colonialism, racism, football and more
All the charismatic mega(and not so mega)fauna news
Google , car accidents, climate change and more
The octopus story, and more…
Spicy food, terrible Indian government decisions and more
Birding, Margaret Atwood, so much to look forward to on Spec-Fi TV, and justice
White Supremacy, the partition, and more
The India-Pakistan partition, evo-psych douchebags and more
A good theory of journalism helps us understand what media are not journalistic. And, equally important, a theory helps us understand what unconventional kinds of media are journalistic…
Tolkien, Dunkirk, Confederate and more make for a pop-culture heavy scrap pile this week.
Trout, mental health, the role of luck and agency and much more!
Rising from the ashes, a Buffalo suburb ends its dependence on coal First in a series on communities overcoming obstacles to become cleaner and greener. Sixteen months ago, the coal-fired […]