Posts By: Ryan Ziegler

Beyond the question of ethics

Seven months ago, Dr. Donald Low, known to the public primarily as a calming authority figure during the panic of the 2003 SARS outbreak in Toronto, was diagnosed with a brainstem tumour. He described the physical pain and loss of autonomy as intolerable. Five days before his passing, the noted microbiologist and medical doctor released… Read more »

In defence of ‘slacktivism’

Proponents of traditional activism have been quick to demean modern methods of protest, but traditional activism in North America hasn’t been particularly effective either.