James Wilt

politics

The Anti-Semitic Roots of Canadian Conservatives’ ‘Foreign Funded Radicals’ Attacks

The phrase has often been thrown at environmental groups by conservatives. But there’s a disturbing subtext in this line of attack.
James Wilt
2.6.19
politics

Winnipeg’s Sad, Weird City Election

It’s not just Toronto that is having a crisis in ideas.
James Wilt
10.22.18
addiction

It Was Only When I Quit Drinking That I Realized How Bad It Was For Me

Maybe some of us need pictures of liver cirrhosis on bottles of gin.
James Wilt
1.16.18
Views My Own

In My Experience, Evangelicalism Has Always Been About the Dollar Bills

Churches are increasingly run like mega-corporations. Is it so much to ask to provide measurable community services?
James Wilt
10.20.17
Indigenous issues

An Indigenous Blockade in Winnipeg Is Halting Deforestation Efforts

Activists have held up construction on private property and surprisingly, they have the law on their side.
James Wilt
8.1.17
Film

Climate Catastrophe Films Are Fairy Tales For Moral Wimps

Hollywood wants to pretend like it’s not rich people that are to blame.
James Wilt
7.12.17
Canada 150

High-Speed Rail Is One of Canada’s Biggest Failures

You can blame both Prime Minister Trudeaus for this one.
James Wilt
6.26.17
Opinion

Your ‘Minimalist’ Lifestyle Is Quasi-Religious Anti-Poor Bullshit

A PSA for anyone who has ever scoffed at Black Friday shoppers.
James Wilt
5.21.17
column

Nuclear Power, You're Our Only Hope

[Slowly backs out of the environmentalist room.]
James Wilt
5.2.17
Weed Week

Growing Weed Is Pretty Bad for the Environment

The problems go way beyond the amount of water and electricity needed for cannabis crops.
James Wilt
4.18.17
teens

Confessions of a Teenage Christian Metalcore Superfan

It’s tough to overstate the genre’s role in the life of a socially and sexually anxious white Evangelical male teen.
James Wilt
4.4.17
environment

Canada Still Doesn’t Know How Much Pollution Its Military Emits

Armies around the world are gearing up for a new era of climate instability, yet are not required to count their own overseas contributions.
James Wilt
3.13.17
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