Tag special days

Designated day creep: it’s a thing

Panic button: we don't have a statement

In one of my earlier posts about designated day creep, I cited evidence of a trend wherein the number of special days we mark in the union movement is growing at a dizzying rate. It’s possible you scoffed. It’s possible…

Proof that special day statements are pointless

No more special day statement

The publication of my manifesto For a moratorium on commemorative day statements was met with strong emotions. Snide grins. Giggles. Acerbic smirks. Sighs. Resignation. But I have heard in my various conversations online and off the braying, grating cacophony of…