Check Yo Self

The past month has had me on some highs and lows. Reunions with friends = a high for sure. Berated with all manner of negativity on social media = a constant low. And by negativity, I mean the anger people have expressed with regards to COVID, BLM, Alberta separatism, the federal government being poopy (yes, … Read more

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“You Are My Enemy.”

Is anger righteous? Is it ok to shout with rage at an injustice? Is it morally correct to cancel or shame someone to changing their mind when it comes from anger? When there is an enemy in our midst, sure, it might seem natural to get angry and to show that to our perpetrator. And … Read more

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Everyone is right, and Everyone is wrong – A review of Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk

I didn’t know what to expect when I picked up Lullaby. With so many events going on right now, and the polarizing environment of social media, I needed a break from all that. I wanted something relaxed, chill, maybe romantic. Well, this book is certainly romantic, but probably not the most relaxing. And despite my … Read more

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1984, QAnon, and the “Goldstein” Effect.

1984 is a book that was published in 1949 by George Orwell. It was written during a time of great strife, and is inspired by the totalitarian regimes that were Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. 1984 is considered a masterpiece and a classic of English literature. The book has been read by millions of … Read more

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Differing Perspectives

Is there an attack on empirical evidence? Is there something more to the belief that people are out to get you? Is the government sacrificing people to their God Baal during the month of April, only to disguise the sacrifices as tragedies? Did Carole Baskin kill her husband? Conspiracy theories have been around since the … Read more

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A Working Family

These are pressing times indeed. Whether you are hoarding the many rolls of toilet paper from fear of shitting yourself, or living in absolute denial of this thing, “begrudgingly” staying home or closing shop with work. We are all affected by this pandemic, and for most us, we will be unable to make an income … Read more

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Common Sense isn’t so Common.

Is there a stigma of working through illness in our society? What about how companies reward you for never taking a sick day? With COVID-19 on the rise, it is funny how common sense needs to be reminded of to the public, like staying home when you are sick, to washing our hands and remembering to be hygienic. However, why is a global pandemic the reminder
to employers and others in leadership roles on being mindful to their employees health?

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