Monthly Archives: February 2017

Children’s opera performed at Nazi concentration camp in 1943 to be restaged in Toronto

Katrina Clarke | February 24, 2017 | National Post In the grainy film, a cluster of neatly dressed children stand tall. Some wear stage makeup, one sports a fake moustache and all sing in unison to a sea of fellow … Continue reading

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With #deleteuber and #grabyourwallet trending, we ask: Do boycotts work?

Katrina Clarke | February 21, 2017 | CBC Life Hudson’s Bay is in the crosshairs of a Trump boycott – but does it matter? With the Grab Your Wallet campaign against Trump products gaining steam in the United States and news that some companies, … Continue reading

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Hygge: How a Danish lifestyle philosophy can help make your winter happier

Katrina Clarke | February 17, 2017 | CBC Life You’ve got the books, the tea and the candles. But unless you’re Danish, you probably don’t really get hygge. Hygge, pronounced hoo-guh, is a Danish term that loosely translates to “coziness.” … Continue reading

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The real science behind falling in and out of love

Katrina Clarke | February 16, 2017 | CBC Life Dry mouth. Butterflies in your stomach. Weak knees. What better time than Valentine’s Day to try to figure out why being in love feels similar to a bad case of the nerves! … Continue reading

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Dear Beyonce and Amal: Here’s what you need to know about having twins

Katrina Clarke | February 15, 2017 | CBC Life First Beyonce, now Amal. With twin fever sweeping Hollywood, it seems having multiples has never been more en vogue. So what are your chances of popping out a twosome in tandem … Continue reading

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The pros — and cons — of empathy

Katrina Clarke | February 6, 2017 | CBC Life Your friend is going through a breakup. Is it better to absorb her pain, or just ask how you can help? Paul Bloom would argue the latter. In his new book, Against … Continue reading

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Drawing a line between the personal and the professional when it comes to protest

Katrina Clarke | February 3, 2017 |  J-Source This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign I didn’t march. When tens of thousands of people packed the streets of Toronto for the Women’s March on January 21, I wasn’t there. … Continue reading

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