Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie in Barbie, a film with a message, but one that’s largely redundant, writes Alan Charlton. (OSV News photo/Warner Bros.)

Barbie’s feminism is nothing new, but entertainingly delivered

I suppose many of my gender and age have little awareness of Barbie dolls – except perhaps a shared feeling of outrage at how expensive they are when one is buying one as a gift for a little girl. That being said, I approached the movie Barbie convinced that I would be able to comprehend little of...

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Development and Peace derailed by Facebook’s news ban

As Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, began restricting Canadians in August from accessing and sharing news content on its platforms in response to Bill C-18, The Online News Act, it wasn’t only news organizations feeling the effect. Whether the average Canadian understands or opposes Meta’s response to Bill C-18 — the new...

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