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Eating Dirt
Mar 1 2012 | By Noreen Mae Ritsema | Eating Dirt is the veteran tree planter Charlotte Gill's homage to not only planting life, but to the larger context in which deforestation and reforestation take place.
Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt
Feb 23 2012 | By Paul Weinberg | In his new book, Yves Engler sets to demolish the near saintly status of Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson in the public sphere, Canadian foreign policy circles and even on the social democratic left.
Book cover: The Red Army Faction
Feb 16 2012 | By Stefan Christoff | Reading news reports on Germany over recent weeks in Montreal, often quick fix articles in the Globe and Mail, has been complemented by a heavy book: The Red Army Faction.
Representing Capital: A Reading of Volume One
Feb 9 2012 | By Aaron Leonard | Aaron Leonard interviews literary critic and Marxist political theorist, Fredric Jameson on Representing Capital: A Reading of Volume One, that revisits Karl Marx's most important work, Capital.
Feb 2 2012 | By Jason Kunin | Academic conferences don't usually muster public attention, but organizers of a conference on Israel/Palestine found themselves at the centre of a media storm. Jon Thompson was asked to investigate.
Jan 26 2012 | By Damien Lee | What does reconciliation look like for Indigenous peoples in what is currently Canada? Dancing on Our Turtle's Back re-envisions reconciliation from an Indigenous perspective.
Lost and Found in London
Jan 19 2012 | By Kathleen O'Hara | In this excerpt from Lost and Found in London Kathleen's chance encounter with a stranger brings about unexpected change and self-reflection at a time of crisis.
Whose Streets
Jan 12 2012 | By Krystalline Kraus | Featuring reflections from activists who helped organize the mobilizations, demonstrators and passersby, Whose Streets offers insight on how local organizing and global activism can come together.
Jan 5 2012 | By Mercedes Allen | Freeing Ourselves is a health guide written first and foremost for trans-masculine, genderqueer and male-identified trans people, a group that is often otherwise invisible, facing barriers and taboos.
Dec 22 2011 | By Kaitlin McNabb | It's been a busy year in the lounge! This year's highlights include comedy for contrarians, vegan dieting, dissent deconstructed, revolutionary memoirs and more... happy reading from the book lounge!