Posts By: Wanda Waterman

Wanda Waterman

Wanda Waterman is a poet, spoken word artist, blogger, cultural journalist, and digital nomad. She’s been writing regularly for The Voice Magazine since 2004, not long after she began studying psychology at Athabasca. Her poetry has been published in Descant, The Talking Leaves, Chizine, Our Times, The Best of Tigertail, and Pottersfield Portfolio and her articles in Design is Political, Rawckus Magazine, Coastal Life, The New Internationalist, This Magazine, and in her blog, The Mindful Bard. She grew up in Nova Scotia, but after having lived in New Hampshire and North Africa she’s now settled in Montreal.

Resisting the Tyranny of the Money God

“A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” – Jonathan Swift Not Just the Rich Slavery to mammon isn’t the prerogative of the rich, much as us poor folks would like to think it is.  For every CEO ready to step over their dead mother on their way to… Read more »

The Humbug of Political Correctness

What better time than Christmas (that’s right, I said Christmas) to address the issue of why political correctness needs reforming? The weakness in the whole inclusive language argument is that today’s politically correct term evolves into tomorrow’s insult.  (Thank you, original sin.) The word “idiot,” once a legitimate medical term, had to be changed to… Read more »

On Why Racism is Still a Thing

Some people may have the misconception that racism is over and done with and so we don’t need to worry our pretty little heads about it.  The horrific crimes perpetrated by human beings against each other out of a sense of racial superiority are things of the past, and racism no longer exists except among… Read more »