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I do stand with Charlie.

LE FRANCAIS SUIVRA Normally, I don’t like bigotry. Islamophobia, antisemitism, racism and xenophobia make me angry, even when I hear that rhetoric from people I don’t know to people I don’t know. I even have some atheist acquaintances who don’tunderstand why … Continue reading

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Port-au-Prince II

It is a perfect tropical night. Warm, soft and inky black, you feel like you could dive into it. Far off, a preacher is bellowing into a microphone in some stucco church or revival tent. Closer to where I am, … Continue reading

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Beautiful it is, multicultural it isn’t. (1 of 3)

I covered a “cultural diversity festival” this week in downtown Quebec City, which means now is as good a time as ever to write a post about diversity in this city…or the lack thereof. The festival had plenty of high … Continue reading

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How to raise sheep, Part 1 of 3 : The Opiate of the Masses

I am in a very cozy little café on a Sunday, early afternoon. Occasionally, amid the soft music and people’s intertwining conversations, a voice from a block away slips through the window, a preacher yelling himself hoarse: “JEEEEEEsussss….” I passed … Continue reading

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