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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Ian Canon

Ian Canon is the editor-in-chief of the literary magazine Quagmire and the author of the novel It’s a Long Way Down.

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Last Call for the Small-Town Bar

Real conversations shaken and stirred April 2024
It was a crisp afternoon when Kyler Zeleny turned in to Maynor, Alberta. The roads were unplowed and almost as wide as they were long, his tires the first to break the surface in places. A winter storm had come through overnight and buried the area in a foot of flakes. It made the place look unnaturally…