Western alienation and the battle over equalization
Observing the 2019 election
Fiction by Ali Bryan
David Bercuson and Mitch Miyagawa respectfully disagree
Saving the world starts at home
Ideal meets reality
Tadzio Richards is the associate editor at Alberta Views. He received an Alberta Magazine Award for his AV story on the 2015 provincial election; his story on the UCP leadership race was a 2019 AMA finalist. He drives a blue truck, bought in Calgary long before Mr. Kenney got his Dodge Ram.
Ali Bryan writes novels, short stories and non-fiction. Her first novel, Roost (Freehand, 2013), won the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction. Her second, The Figgs (Freehand, 2018), was shortlisted for the 2019 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. She lives in Calgary.
Trevor Tombe is an associate professor of economics at the U of C and a research fellow in The School of Public Policy. His work focuses mainly on international trade and macroeconomics. He took part in AV’s March 2018 dialogue: “Should government go into debt?”
Xulin Wang (illustration for “The Big Man in Cargo Shorts”) is an illustrator and comic artist raised in Alberta and now based in Toronto. Her work tells personal and socially conscious stories through the media of gouache, charcoal, Photoshop and whatever else she finds lying around.
by Clemens Gritl
2017. Pigment ink print on photo paper, laminated on aluminum disband composite.