Pope Francis's revelation that he'd seen a psychoanalyst decades ago comes at a time of renewed attack on Freud.
Rick Salutin is a Canadian novelist, playwright and critic. He is a strong advocate of left wing causes and writes a regular column in the Globe and Mail.
There’s an endless appetite for rescue scenes, but little emphasis on what caused the tragedy, and what could have been done to prevent it
The U.S. president lacks the control and detachment to do lasting, structural harm, which any non-trivial destroyer requires.
But no matter how many numbers Freeland plucks to show the economy's mighty growth in the free trade years, in those same years, most people's lives have hardened.
Is it possible that tourism has reached the end of its life cycle, like, possibly, zoos? Residents in big tourist cities react a lot like animals in cages: pacing, then snarling.
What now for Chavez’s children? Events in Venezuela are the latest points of light for young, left-wing idealists to fade.
Don't mistake gossip about Trump's tweets, with real politics that affects actual life and impacts those you care about.
The arc of history is long, as Dr. King said, even if it bends toward freedom. But the circle of history, which returns to where it began, can look pretty extensive too.
Coming to terms with a personal odyssey to understand a murky family history that's clouded by cinematic imagery and time.
Although literature found its way into Bob Dylan's songs, and gave him "a way of looking at life, an understanding of human nature, and a standard to measure things by," it doesn't make him an author.