Let’s not indulge in euphemism. Freya was a living mammal like us, who wanted to live. What you ordered was not euthanasia but a killing, or a murder. Continue reading The death of Freya
On Friday 22nd April, an unusual ceremony took place in Winnipeg, Canada. Represented by its governor, the Hudson’s Bay Company gave its massive retail store in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, dating from 1881, to the Manitoba First Nations. Continue reading What change? Whose reconciliation?
Considered ecocentrically, identity politics and exclusive social justice activism have serious flaws. They include encouraging destructive human narcissism, a stunted range of ethical sympathy, and a disregard for a healthy natural world as the precondition for any politics at all. Continue reading The poverty of identity politics