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Death on the streets: competing rights and close encounters

Forgive me for provocative titling, but this post makes only passing reference to the massacre in Las Vegas in order to introduce the idea of competing rights.  It’s really about the close encounters between road users sharing City thoroughfares in calm, leafy, peaceful Toronto. Here’s the gratuitous reference to Las Vegas: there is a constitutional…
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Food Waste: Gut Check

Isn’t it funny when righteous people are confronted with practical exceptions to their principles?  Don’t we love it when the family values politician gets caught in a gay tryst on video, or when the environmental crusader is exposed for owning a Hummer and a Learjet with the combined carbon footprint of Paul Bunion? This happened…
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How Food Banks Impoverish Us All

The blog has been silent while I searched for meaning and relevance in the blur of events surrounding my tiny, private life.  Against the backdrop of Trumped up Trudeauosities, the valiant and thwarted left deflecting against a global right maelstrom, amidst cyclones of wartime rhetoric,  and even more devastating hurricanes of actual force, how are…
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