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Postmedia in the gutter

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Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

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Rita Shelton Deverell

Rita Shelton Deverell is a broadcast journalist, playwright, performer and activist and one of the founders of VisionTV, the world’s first multi-faith and multicultural network.

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Can the Humanities Save Us?

The crisis in education, and the surprising uses of the liberal arts December 2016
In the shocked week after Americans elected Donald Trump their president, the beleaguered liberal arts received a shot in the arm. “Dear Artists: We Need You More Than Ever,” read a headline in the Huffington Post. An exhortation by American author Toni Morrison, beginning with “This is precisely the time when artists go to…