Category Archives: Politics

Israeli Pilot Turned Peace Activist Coming to Vancouver Island

Yonatan Shapira, a former Israeli Air Force pilot who is now a highly respected peace activist, will be coming to Vancouver Island November 6 and 7 for a speaking tour. This is a rare opportunity to hear from someone who … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Regional District Tries to Banish Writers

Just two days before our Sharing the Fire gathering of writers is scheduled to begin at Thistledown Farm B&B in Cedar, BC, bureaucrats from the Regional District of Nanaimo have threatened to shut it down. The event involves about a dozen writers … Continue reading

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After the Great Hack (haiku)

After the Great Hack the townsfolk moved into the darkened shopping mall Year by year, a new a new civilization took root beside the water clock © kim goldberg  

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MAP: Who Imports the Most From Whom

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Toronto Jews Support Paul Manly’s Right to Seek NDP Nomination

Last month we learned that the federal NDP, under the leadership of Thomas Mulcair, had rejected the candidacy bid of well-known Nanaimo filmmaker Paul Manly. Manly had been seeking his party’s nomination for the new federal riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith in … Continue reading

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Federal NDP Rejects Nanaimo Filmmaker’s Bid for Nomination over Israel Stance

June 30, 2014 The Federal NDP executive has apparently rejected the candidacy bid of well-known Nanaimo filmmaker Paul Manly, who has been seeking his party’s nomination for the new federal riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith in British Columbia. And the reason that … Continue reading

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Unist’ot’en Camp (haiku)

Northern BC— warriors block a pipeline, two bears in the sky wake up (Text & image © Kim Goldberg)

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Zeno’s Paradox (tanka)

Zeno’s paradox protects each drone operator, shields his tender nib of conscience from the button’s bruise—no bomb ever truly arrives (Text and image © Kim Goldberg)

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It Was a Dark Time

It was a dark time across the land. The people suffered greatly. Small creatures scurried in the shadows, and a thick pestilence clung to the streets. No doors would open because twigs had been jammed into all the locks. And … Continue reading

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