New Search

If you are not happy with the results below please do another search

92 search results for: 1940s

11

Germany’s Hidden Crisis (2016)

Germany’s Hidden Crisis (2016) Previous posts underline that power speaks its own language; such a language is not necessarily congruent with everyday language. In the language that power speaks, at times big is small, small is big, and inside is outside – in short, reality – including history – is what power says it is. […]

14

Pamela Gough has strongly supported safe bicycling in Etobicoke as a school trustee; I strongly support her Ward 3 candidacy

David Juliusson of Long Branch, who I am pleased to say convinced me some time back to help out with social media efforts on behalf of Pamela Gough’s Ward 3 campaign, has shared an email in support of her campaign. Here’s an excerpt from David Juliusson’s comments, specifically about bicycling: Pamela Gough has also been […]

15

Three Ward 3 Candidates – Pamela Gough, Iaian Davis, and Amber Morley – answer questions about cyclist and pedestrian safety

A previous post is entitled: In her third campaign item, Pamela Gough addresses pedestrian and cycling safety I recently received a copy of the Oct. 18, 2018 TCAT newsletter. TCAT is the acronym for the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation. Click here to access the Oct. 18, 2018 TCAT newsletter > Results of “Build the […]

16

Christina Myers, age 87, asks: Were the Wartime Housing residences in Ville St. Laurent (Quebec) ready to move in, in 1942?

We have in recent years had some great discussions (and photo-sharing) about emergency postwar housing in Canada at a number of posts, including at one entitled: Ville St-Laurent, Quebec: Wartime housing and architectural change, 1942-92: Article by Annmarie Adams & Pieter Sijpkes (1994) I am pleased to share with you the following message from Christina Myers, […]

18

Everybody’s story matters: Speaking notes for Sept. 1, 2018 Nordic Meeting (for people who stutter) in Tallinn, Estonia

Update: A second post, regarding this talk, is entitled: Draft No. 2 of speaking notes: Sept. 1, 2018 Tallinn talk [End]   Between 1988 and 2003, over a period of 15 years, I did a lot of volunteer work on behalf of people who stutter. Sometimes, I would work at this night and day. These […]

19

‘Of course, bold socialists intent on destroying rather than reforming capitalism have brought about some rather unpleasant historical outcomes’ – Aug. 2, 2018 Atlantic Monthly article

An Aug. 2, 2018 Atlantic Monthly article is entitled: “The Hunger for a Bold Socialism: The political preferences of two college professors, writing in a prominent leftist journal, are informed by the belief that ‘making people’s lives materially better isn’t enough.’” An excerpt from the article reads: “Of course, bold socialists intent on destroying rather […]