A Process Postscript
Bonnie and Don decided that sharing royalties equitably among the book’s contributors was correct political process and they set up a bank account for this process. Don did this work for three years. Each spring after the royalty payment arrived from New Star, he would track down missing contributors, write cheques and send them out.
In his May 1991 covering letter Don tells contributors that this will likely be their final royalty payment and thanks them for their commitment to the book. Shrink Resistant, he states, has done important work by educating Canadians about psychiatric oppression and the anti-psychiatric movement and by “helping to empower many of our brothers and sisters.”