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HERIZONS FALL 2018 | VOLUME 32 NO. 3

News

TAKING AIM AT ANTI-ABORTION PROPAGANDA . 6

by Joyce Arthur

DOCUMENTARY GIVES VOICE TO MS. LETTERS 7

by Amanda Le Rougetel

THE MYSTICAL IS POLITICAL . 8

by Renée Bondy

WOMEN SEEK TREATY ON GLOBAL VIOLENCE 11

by Doreen Nicoll

Features

FEEDING THE FIRES OF CHANGE . 14

Kinnie Starr’s music combines pop, rock, hip hop, punk

and spoken-word poetry. Her new album, Feed the Fire,

reflects a powerful impulse to change the world and to

challenge the ubiquitous power of social media.

by Stephanie Cram

WHAT WOULD JANE JACOBS DO? . 18

Taking on the power of developers. Citizen-led walking

tours. Legendary city planning maven Jane Jacobs created

an urban movement to bring cities’ priorities down to the

grassroots level.

by Emilie K. Adin

CUTTING THE ICE . 24

Annie Pootoogook’s distinct depictions of Inuit life are

included in the collections of the National Gallery of

Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario and several other

institutions. A new exhibit and accompanying book

honour Pootoogook’s work and explore her influence

on contemporary art in Canada.

by Evelyn C. White

TUNING IN TO TIME’S UP . 28

The Time’s Up movement has struck a chord in Canada.

It’s reflected in the increasing number of recording artists

and organizations of women who work in the music

industry who are demanding equal opportunities and

greater diversity, both onstage and off.

by Cindy Filipenko

Arts

FILM REVIEWS . 32

Roller Dreams, directed by Kate Hickey; Kusama:

Infinity, directed by Heathen Lenz; The Third

Option, directed by Thomas Furhapter

by Maureen Medved

FALL READING 34

Something is Always on Fire: My Life So Far by

Measha Brueggergosman; Shrewd: A Wry and Closely

Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls by

Elizabeth Renzetti; The Unceasing Storm: Memories

of the Chinese Cultural Revolution by Katherine

Luo; ProblematicHow Toxic Callout Culture Is

Destroying Feminism by Dianna E. Anderson; Gush:

Menstrual Manifesto for our Times edited by Rosanna

Deerchild, Ariel Gordon and Tanis MacDonald;

Gender Unchained: Notes from the Equity Frontier, by

Lorraine Greaves and Nancy Poole; Women Talking

by Miriam Toews; Black Star by Maureen Medved.

POETRY SNAPSHOT 44

Stomata by Genevieve Lehr; Thing Is by Suzannah

Showler; Otolith by Emily Nilsen

by Mariianne Mays Wiebe

Columns

THIS IS WHAT A REVOLUTION LOOKS LIKE 5

by Penni Mitchell

NO JUSTICE WITHOUT COMPASSION 13

by Susan G. Cole

STEPFORD WIVES REBOOTED . 41

by Joanna Chiu

GUEST ROOM . 48

Ford Drives Diversity Back into the Closet

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