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Islamophobia, the niqab and dog-whistle racism in the Canadian election | Oct 6 2015 | Michael Laxer | Our government and our government officials are using the niqab to create a climate of fear and loathing that will help them back to power.
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Social media gives a limited picture of political candidates | Oct 6 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Is it past time for a statute of limitations on social media stupidity? Or at least for a more nuanced understanding that what may have been expressed in the heat of a long-gone 140-character moment?
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Harper's climate claims: Taking credit where it's not due | Oct 6 2015 | Marc Lee | Stephen Harper's emissions claims are very much a case of taking credit where it is not due, from a prime minister who is only pretending to care about the issue amid the spotlight of the election.
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What's in the Trans-Pacific Partnership? | Oct 6 2015 | Brent Patterson | Countries announced the conclusion of negotiations on the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership "free trade" deal this week. What's in that agreement and why should we be concerned?
Oct 1 2015
Yves Engler's new book "Canada in Africa" exposes the Canadian government's complicity, and exploitation of, Canadian mines in Africa.
Sep 24 2015
Dene author Richard Van Camp's latest short story collection "Night Moves" finds us back in Fort Simmer with some friendly faces, but wholly new and haunting experiences.
Sep 17 2015
This double review of "Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent" and "A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes" explores world metaphors and how they can condition our thoughts and shape our actions.

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