Profile of Martha Muzychka

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  • What to do about rape culture?

    In many ways, feminists and sexual abuse educators and counsellors have been working on the issue of rape culture for a long time. Recent events ...

  • Visions of veggies

    A little later, another Facebook friend did the same, lamenting the utter lack of lettuce in her store. There have been others, chronicling a ...

  • Just hear those Skype bells ringing

    This year I am struck, not by the changes the past year has brought into my life, but rather, the rapid and unceasing changes in technology.The ...

  • The holiday marathon doesn’t have to be one

    I love this time of year for the goodness it brings out in people, but I find it dispiriting nonetheless how it can bring out the Grinch, too, ...

  • Why some women can’t report assaults

    Former Toronto Star reporter Antonia Zerbisias launched the hashtag after a brief exchange with a friend. The topic was one that had been on ...

  • Buyers and reviewers beware

    They have served me well for more than 15 years, but there are signs that their lifespan may be soon coming to an end. As per usual, I have ...

  • It’s fine when it’s the Virgin Mary

    There, I can pass the time looking at art old and new, with an almost consistent result of learning something new about the place I am visiting ...

  • The political path of separation, in Scotland’s wake

    In reading the Canadian news media online, I saw a great many references and reflections on Canada’s own separatist issues, i.e., in Quebec. The ...

  • Harper is clearly out of touch

    News reports quoted Stephen Harper as saying the young woman’s death should be viewed as a crime and not as a “sociological phenomenon. We should ...

  • The lengths we’ll go for that magical moment

    My friends know that I have a passion for preserving food, and my pantry has been filling up with season bounties: jams, chutney, salsa and so ...