Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dee Hobsbawn-Smith: Three Books, Many Roads

Food, big sky, horses, love, loss, redemption. How Canadian is that? To find out, check out one of the readings by Saskatchewan-based author dee Hobsbawn-Smith, who will be visiting the north Slocan Valley as part of her Western Canada tour. … Continue reading

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Scientists petition UN for better radiation exposure standards

Cindy Sage, co-author of Bioinitiatives Report. Do you use a cell phone? Wifi? An iPad? Do you have a ‘smart’ meter on your home? A baby monitor or DECT (cordless) phone? You should be aware these are all serious health … Continue reading

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Poetics as Ecosystem: The End of Abstraction

Poetics as Ecosystem: The Edge Effect In discussion with Anne Champagne, an astute eco-feminist and longtime environmentalist, I raised the idea of punk music as a force that shook up the music industry in the late 1970s being analogous to … Continue reading

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