THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

My friend and colleague Vickie Cammack and I co-write a weekly column for Troy Media called Caring Connections.  Vickie cares for her Mom and here, she tells a story that I think will resonate with everyone here in the Caregivers’ Living Room. Do You See What I See? One rarely uses the term visionary to describe ...

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: The imagination, art, and activism of Herman’s House

by Chanda Chevannes | Troy Media Last week I attended the Toronto theatrical premiere of Herman’s House, a thought-provoking documentary written and directed by Angad Singh Bhalla. This Canadian film tells the story of an artistic collaboration between Jackie Sumell and Herman Wallace. Sumell is a multidisciplinary artist from New York. Wallace is a Black Panther ...

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: The Nobel Peace Prize is slipping into irrelevance

by Brian Lee Crowley | Troy Media | Macdonald Laurier Institute My mother could have told you why giving the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union would produce such a predictable and deserved outpouring of derision. An aspiring writer, she took a creative writing course. One of the assignments was to describe a single ...