Jun. 4th, 2017

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Wallace Emerson Community Centre in spring


I love these arches, and will be sad to see them go with the impending condo development at Dupont and Dufferin.
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  • Language Log reports on the transliterations of "Trump" into Chinese and Chinese social networks.

  • Marginal Revolution shares Jill Lepore's argument that modern dystopian fiction deals with submission to the worst, not resistance.

  • At the NYRB Daily, Tim Flannery notes how Trump's withdrawal from Paris is bad for the environment and for the American economy.

  • Peter Rukavina's photo of stormclouds over Charlottetown is eye-catching. (I have not heard of "dark off" myself.)
  • Savage Minds announces a MOOC ANTH 101 course starting tomorrow.

  • Window on Eurasia argues that Putin can afford to be aggressive because he is not constrained by Communist ideology.

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  • blogTO's post talking about how apartment seekers can find a place is revealing.

  • The Toronto Star story of a First Nations man, John Fox, demanding answers to the death of his daughter Cheyenne is sad.

  • The Toronto Star notes that Black Lives Matter is not marching in this year's Toronto Pride parade and that no one knows why.

  • The Toronto Star notes that, in the recent Conservative leadership race, social conservatives had string support in the suburbs.

  • Torontoist tells the story of how the Royal Ontario Museum became a world-class museum.

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  • NOW Toronto's Tammy Thorne looks at the reasons given for the lack of bike lanes on the Entertainment District's John Street.

  • The Toronto Star's Ben Spurr reports on the success of bike lanes on Bloor Street.

  • The Star carries Liam Lacey's Canadian Press article on Gregory Becarich, maker of ghost bike memorials in Toronto.

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