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Written Word

The BITCH Manifesto by Joreen Freeman

Feb 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Written Word

The BITCH Manifesto by Joreen Written in the fall of 1968, this paper was first published in Notes from the Second Year ed. by Shulamith Firestone and Anne Koedt, 1970. It was later reprinted as a pamphlet by KNOW, Inc., and reprinted in several books. …man is defined as a human being and woman is [...]



Mubarak’s Folly: The Rising of Egypt’s Workers by David McNally (The Bullet)

Feb 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Campaigns (incl.) Grassroots, Written Word

The   B u l l e t Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 460 February 11, 2011 Mubarak’s Folly: The Rising of Egypt’s Workers David McNally Rarely do our rulers look more absurd than when faced with a popular upheaval. As fear and apathy are broken, ordinary people – housewives, students, sanitation workers, the unemployed – [...]



Sometimes people come into your life…by Flora Terah

Jan 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Community Board, Health, Life, Poetry and Inspiration, Written Word

by Flora Terah Igoki on Monday, 24 January 2011 at 06:29 Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there; they serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson or help figure out who you are or who you want to become. You never know [...]



WHEN I AM AN OLD WOMAN I SHALL WEAR PURPLE by Jenny Joseph

Jan 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Community Board, Entertainment, Life, Poetry and Inspiration, Written Word

When I Am Old. When I am an old woman I shall wear purple With a red hat that doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me, And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves And satin sandals, and say we’ve no money for butter. I shall sit down on the pavement when I [...]



Removing the N-Word From ‘Huckleberry Finn’: The Root, Trey Ellis

Jan 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Community Board, Community Resource, Life, Written Word

Amazon.com Censoring ‘Huck Finn,’ the Bedtime Edition Should the n-word have been removed from Mark Twain’s classic? Maybe not, but there is a time and place for cleaned-up versions of literary classics, says novelist Trey Ellis. Ever since news came of Twain scholar Alan Gribben’s whitewashed reworking of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom [...]



The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K Le Guin

Jan 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Community Board, Life, Written Word

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K LeGuin http://www.miafarrow.org With a clamor of bells that set the swallows soaring, the Festival of Summer came to the city Omelas, bright-towered by the sea. The rigging of the boats in harbor sparkled with flags. In the streets between houses with red roofs and painted [...]



If They Would Hear What We Are Saying by Paul Fitzgerald, People`s Panel

Dec 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Written Word

If They Would Hear What We Are Saying I often wonder if the people in “charge” would make changes to the OW and ODSP programs if they had a chance to actually hear what we are telling them. I am a person with lived experience; I do have my grade 12 and I did take [...]



Introduction to the Rastafari Phenomenon By Nathaniel Samuel Murrell

Dec 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Community Board, Community Resource, Life, Written Word

Introduction to the Rastafari Phenomenon By Nathaniel Samuel Murrell Seldom has such a relatively small cultural phenomenon as Rastafari attracted so much attention from young people, the media, and scholars in the fields of religion, anthropology, politics, and sociology. The signature long, natty dreads on the heads of Rastafarians, who fearlessly chant down Babylon (Western [...]



FIFTH BUSINESS By Robertson Davies.

Dec 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Community Board, Life, Poetry and Inspiration, Written Word

FIFTH BUSINESS By Robertson Davies. New York: Penguin Books, 1990 (first published in 1970). First volume of the Deptford Trilogy 250 pages ISBN # 0-14-014755-1 Comments of Bob Corbett September 2004 Since I have several reviews of Davies’ work I have set up a page to collect my comments and other links to Davies’ work [...]



The following article was rejected for publication because the topic was too sensitive.

Nov 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Community Board, Written Word

The following article was rejected for publication because the topic was too sensitive. I see myself as a “social activist.” I am leading a movement that views government intrusion on the family with skepticism. I am privy to the “darkest secrets” of this government policy. People from all over the Province have talked to me [...]