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Is Yoga Cultural Appropriation?

On Nov. 20, 2015, the Ottawa Sun reported that a free yoga class for students, organized by the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Students with Disabilities since 2008, had been discontinued due to student concerns about “cultural issues.” The decision to cancel the program — which was taught by a young Caucasian woman named Jennifer Scharfe — is reportedly the subject of […]

Murder, Rape and Why Myths Still Matter

It’s Time to Stop Talking About Millennials

The latest generational cohort to emerge is defined by experience not just biology A few weeks ago, a middle-aged friend joked to some office colleagues that he found millennials frustrating to handle — “until you have to convert a PDF file into a word document”. An actual millennial — normally defined as someone born between the early 1980s and 1996 — was […]

Murder, Rape and Why Myths Still Matter

Conor McGregor — victim of an American Dream that takes far more than it gives

A global icon for whom the only constraint is none whatsoever, who wears his vulgarity, bombast and disregard for humility as a badge of honour, what does MMA star and currently Ireland’s most famous son represent if not the moral void in which sits the values of an American Dream that stand as a grotesque […]

Victoria’s Secret ‘sorry’ for transgender model comments