Here we go. Microblogging tools: …

Here we go. Microblogging tools: Custom post type Plugin to help with custom URLs Function to help with auto generating titles from content Function to help with auto generating URLs from titles Optional plugin to clean editor interface including titles For…

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Testing publishing a microblog with …

Testing publishing a microblog with no title. :) Works great: https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/52896/force-post-slug-to-be-auto-generated-from-title-on-save Now I just need to figure out how to move the title down in interface.

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What happens when I publish with no title? Titles are friction.  http://help.micro.blog/2018/setting-up-wordpress/ But titles from the post title in the head. And title also form a meaningful permalink. This is interesting how micro.blog handles titles: https://sherwin.micro.blog/2018/02/22/check-testing-squrrk.html This makes sense to me; the…

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Globe and Mail editorial: Canada 150

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/indigenous-peoples-and-the-need-for-a-way-forward-made-in-canada/article34568640/ Murray Sinclair: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/04/04/sen-murray-sinclair-blasts-globe-and-mail-for-propagating-racist-fallacy/ https://twitter.com/sherwinarnott/status/849325486769623040 https://twitter.com/cbcradio/status/849290047908171776   https://twitter.com/Hayden_King/status/849266720569163776  

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Weapons of mass destruction, Invasion of Iraq

http://archive.spectator.co.uk/article/29th-march-2003/12/war-is-purgatory https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casualties_of_the_Iraq_War 12 arguments against war, rebutted Andrew Coyne, National Post, Friday, March 07, 2003 Cached version on James Moore site hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilian deaths -- There is no basis to these forecasts. No one can say…

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Young earth creationism as filter bubble

Some Christians are young earth creationists. They believe the earth is less than 10,000 years old. It's not a small number of people. But how many? And how many in Canada? And how does this community continue to believe these…

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NCCM guide for educators (PDF) and more

Role of media in Islamophobia: Since then, the ongoing conflicts and terrorism inflicted by those claiming to be acting in the name of Islam, has meant that Islam — and its sincere adherents — are often negatively portrayed in the…

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Desmond Cole quoting Ta-Nehisi Coates

American writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has compellingly described racism as “not merely a simplistic hatred. It is, more often, broad sympathy toward some and broader skepticism toward others.” We can extend this observation to patriarchy and classism. The Power of Being…

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Jihad as just war, not “holy war”

The Complete Idiot's Guide has a section called Islam on War.[1. The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Understanding Islam, Islam on War, page 170.]   Peace on Earth is the ideal that the world of Islam works toward, and war is abhorred…

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