NDP’s Niki Ashton: Canada’s Bernie Sanders?

The race for the leadership of the Canadian Federal New Democratic Party at the soul of Canadian Progressivism is down to 3 men and one woman: Charlie Angus, Guy Caron, Jagmeet Singh and Niki Ashton, the latter a former Canadian Bernie Sanders supporter and unabashed...
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How Canada’s Political System REALLY Works

If you’ve had any access Google News lately or are in fact Canadian, you know that Canada has a new Governor General(-designate), former astronaut Julie Payette, replacing outgoing Conservative pick David Johnston. While her position is without a doubt controversial...
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Media Beating the Drums of War Again in North Korea

If we hadn't already learned our lesson about neverending, pointless, bloody wars overseas from interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and other places around the world that have claimed countless innocent civilian lives, President Donald Trump, via speech and...
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Being Canadian: What It Means To Me

I mean no disrespect to anyone from another country with this missive. Everyone should be able to be proud of where they come from and their roots. But being Canadian has been a life saver for me. I would not be writing this today had it not been for incredible...
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A Woman President

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Who Will Be The Woman Presidential Candidate in 2020 The election season is far from over and as we await the inauguration of President Elect Donald J Trump one can only wonder where we as a country will go from here. Many Americans are...

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What Women Wish Men Knew

“He just doesn’t understand,” is something I have heard every woman in my life say time and time again at church, at the hair salon, at school, at work and yes even in my grandma’s house. It’s the idea that for some reason men can’t quite seem to grasp what it’s like...

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Mental Health in America

A mental disorder or most commonly described as a mental illness is defined as a diagnosis, most often by a psychiatrist, of a behavioral or mental pattern that may cause suffering or a poor ability to function in life. There are several types of mental illnesses and...

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Gun Violence in America

5 Ways The Gun Culture in United States Impacts Our Children The American gun culture has been at the heart of many gun control debates over the last few years, particularly during the election season. Many opponents and proponents of gun violence have openly shared...

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The Truth About Austerity

Austerity, Income Equality and You What austerity measures meant (and still mean) for the average Canadian Austerity is the buzzword of the decade all around the world. From EU countries getting slapped with austerity measures to protect their status in the union, to...

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Faith Vs Religion

Having carefully contemplated the voracity of this article's inclusion in the Diatribe, the original intention was to merely hold the feet of Theocrats and fascists of all religions to the fire, primarily with the use of quotes (within their own context) from actual...

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A Hero Story

“Did you ever know that you’re my hero, you’re everything I would like to be, I can fly higher than an eagle because you’re the wing beneath my wings,” as the song echoed behind me I couldn’t believe how emotional I was becoming. It was Mother’s Day 2011 and all I...

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