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‘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 […]

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Message from Graeme Decarie: “Well, you can tell Peggy that If I had known then what I know now, my course would been been very different”

The MCHS luncheons that we’ve been organizing about once a month for some time continue to take on momentum. On Wednesday, July 25, 2018 we had a turnout, at the Mandarin Restaurant on the Queensway east of Kipling in Toronto, of seven people. Our featured guests included Peggy (Cornforth) Robinson (MCHS 1965) who reports that Graeme […]

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Graeme Decarie: My Biggest Mistake – Ch. 4 of Graeme’s Autobiographical Stories

Check here for previous chapters in Graeme Decarie’s Autobiography Stories > Among recent posts about Graeme is one entitled: Graeme Decarie served as historical advisor and commentator for a 1993 NFB film about the Quiet Revolution in Quebec “It makes me, correctly, look very bad” “I gave this one a lot of thought before deciding […]

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Chapter 3: The War

This is Chapter 3 in Graeme’s Decarie’s Autobiography Stories, which he is writing for his children. Click here for previous posts regarding Autobiography Stories – Graeme Decarie > The War “Mrs. Danielson, what’s war?” It was September of 1939, and I’d heard the grown-ups and the man on the radio talking about this thing called […]

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A compelling writing style? For Graeme Decarie, it began with watching the minister at Crystal Springs United Church

Here’s a question that relates to the writing of Autobiography Stories. I am pleased to share the following June 29, 2016 email interview with Graeme Decarie: Jaan Pill: You have a compelling style of writing. You make great use of short paragraphs – a style that is characteristic of newspaper writing. That’s the preamble to […]