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SHOWING UP #5: STARING BACK AT THE LOOK SO MANY PEOPLE GIVE YOU

Showing Up #5: Staring Back At The Look So Many People Give You By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’m used to people staring at me. It happens everyday. And there are different reasons:  my limp my colour my body my handlebar … Continue reading

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BCP ON “ONE VOICE RADIO” WITH MALIKAH AWERI AND DANE SWAN

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of being on One Voice Radio hosted by the ever talented poet and singer Malkah Aweri.   My co-guest was Toronto poet Dane Swan, author of Bending The Continuum.  We all participated at … Continue reading

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WHO IS A TERRORIST?

Since the shooting last week in Aurora, Colorado I have been thinking two things: Who is labelled a terrorist? Why are some labelled terrorists and others not?   James Holmes has been labeled a “shooter” by BIG media.  I have … Continue reading

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IF JAMES HOLMES WAS NOT WHITE…

In my last post, and VLOG (James Holmes: Shooter or Terrorist?), I talked about BIG media labeling James Holmes a “shooter” as opposed to a terrorist. In this VLOG I talk about James Holmes if he was not white.  We’d … Continue reading

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JAMES HOLMES (AURORA, COLORADO KILLER): SHOOTER OR TERRORIST?

The horrific shooting in Aurora, Colorado has taken over the news for the past few days. While watching the coverage I have noticed that BIG media is referring to killer James Holmes as a “shooter”.   I think that if … Continue reading

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WAUBGESHIG RICE READS FROM “MIDNIGHT SWEATLODGE”

Polite, humble, and cool are three words I use to describe Waubgeshig Rice. Working with Waubgeshig to videotape him reading was easy.  He was patient and funny and appreciative of my work. I enjoyed reviewing and interviewing Waubgeshig Rice about … Continue reading

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PAUL SEESEQUASIS READS “TOBACCO WARS”

Paul Seesequasis and I met at a Toronto tea shop last winter to tape this video.  Our talk focused on literature and journalism and the discipline of writing.  I was amazed at Paul’s wisdom. After chatting for an hour I … Continue reading

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