Julie Mannell
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Julie Mannell is a Montreal-based fiction and poetry writer, an editor and a political commentator. Follow her @JulieMannell on twitter.

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David Gilmour's Real Victims Are His Students

(50) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 12:59 PM

This week David Gilmour made a fool of himself and the institution that employs him by confessing to Hazlitt magazine: "I'm not interested in teaching books by women."

While the interview contains enough bigotry (Gilmour also doesn't like or teach Chinese writers, queer writers, or...

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One Issue Pro-Lifers and Pro-Choicers Might Agree On

(5) Comments | Posted May 27, 2013 | 2:50 PM

"Reproductive coercion" is defined by the American National Domestic Violence Hotline as threats or acts of violence against a partner's reproductive health or reproductive decision making.

This definition spans from external instances of poking holes in condoms, replacing birth-control pills, and lying about vasectomies to physically...

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There's No Murder Gene in Mental Illness

(16) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 4:19 PM

Have you heard the tale of "The Pied Piper?" There is an ancient Germanic myth that tells of the happenings in the village of Hamlin. Legend has it that a piper dressed in foreign attire, entered the town with his magical pipe only to find the village indifferent to his...

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