Book Review Nov 9
 Conflict, Crisis and Accountability: Racial profiling and law enforcement in Canada
radio book lounge | Author Charles C. Smith discusses his book that Ryerson professor Dr. Grace-Edward Galabuzi calls "a real treasure trove of information âe" historical and contemporary âe" of the relationsh
Book Review Nov 1
 The End of Tolerance: Racism in 21st Century Britain
David Renton | In 1971, the full-time worker for the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Community Relations Commission was a 26-year-old activist by the name of Chris Mullard. Interviewed by a local newspaper on Edward Heath&#226
Book Review Oct 25
 Intent for a Nation: A Relentlessly Optimistic Manifesto for Canadaâe(TM)s Role in the World
Am Johal | Am Johal interviews Dr. Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, in Vancouver about his thoughts on Canada's role on the global stage.
Book Review Oct 11
 Hippies and Bolsheviks and Other Plays
Laurel Smith | Amiel Gladstone's collection of plays explores the difficulties of modern-day relationships: whether to fall in love, falling out of love, reluctantly being in love.
Book Review Sep 27
Marc Ngui | What if the motion of wind and water on our buildings supplied all the power we needed? What if a city produced all its own fresh vegetables? And seniors ran our daycares?The future is green. <b>A gr
Book Review Sep 20
 Loyal to the Sky: Notes from an Activist
Melanie Redman | WHAT IS IT that makes a person work to make the world a better place? Even as a child, I got that not everyone can turn their outrage into action, or can preserve a clear sense of justice in a world
Book Review Sep 13
 Cake or Death: The Excruciating Choices of Everyday Life
Gina Whitfield | Opinionated women, who tell it like it is, are rarely loved, except by other opinionated women. Heather Mallick&#226;e(TM)s latest, <I>Cake or Death,</I> provides a buffet of her strong views on a ra
Book Review Sep 6
 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Alexandra Samur and Lisa Rundle | Arundhati Roy calls it "brilliant, brave and terrifying." John le Carr&#195;&#169; calls it "scary as hell." Naomi Klein explains why her new book, <i>The Shock Doctrine,</i> is so darn frightening.
Book Review Aug 30
 Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto
Maya Khankhoje | Ready to get your hands dirty? David Tracey, a Vancouver journalist and environmental designer, tells you how. In this "manualfesto" &#226;e" both political and practical as the name implies &#226;e"
Book Review Aug 23
 Blissful Times
Lynn McClory | Filtered through multiple translations, Sandra Alland&#226;e(TM)s poems respond to the dangers of unexplored distance between our speaking and our listening. Can we measure, the poems seem to ask, ho
Book Review Aug 15
 Dying for a Home: Homeless Activists Speak Out
Cathy Crowe | I used to call homelessness our dirty little secret, but it&#226;e(TM)s not so secret anymore, is it? This is the Canadian experience that tourist books don&#226;e(TM)t mention, but tourists still se
Book Review Aug 9
 Prison Voices
Shawn Syms | The contributors write about how imprisonment has changed their lives in voices that ring with authenticity. Prisoners share some of the same dreams, strengths and imperfections as the rest of us. By
Book Review Aug 8
 Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man&#226;e(TM)s Prison
Shawn Syms | T.J. Parsell was incarcerated in Michigan in 1978, but chose to write about the experience a quarter-century later, after witnessing a group of young store clerks laughing about a prison-rape scene s
Book Review Jul 21
 Untapped: The scramble for Africa&#226;e(TM)s Oil
Yohannes Edemariam | After 9/11, American politicians are eager to undo their dependency on the Middle East, and it has been estimated that by 2015, twenty-five per cent of the oil imported by the U.S. will come from Afr
Book Review Jul 17
 Shelf Monkey
Melanie Redman | In Corey Redekop's tale, disgruntled bookstore employees and librarians form a secret society, the Shelf Monkeys &#226;e" an outlet for their frustration at the pathetic book choices of the masses.