As Canada heads into a federal election year, the Trudeau government has the opportunity to show moral conviction in global politics by supporting peace and democracy abroad.
Asia Pacific Currents
The popular uprising in Syria has been drowned in blood. What could have the left and international solidarity movements done better to avoid this outcome?
If 2011 saw a Facebook revolution that brought the downfall of one dictator, the 2018 internet elections can bring down another.
Karim Sayad and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Of Sheep and Men, ram fighting, Eid al-Adha, Algeria, colonization, democracy and the Arab Spring, empathy and gender injustice.
The TED Senior Fellow and UNESCO Accomplished Women Speaker shares her thoughts on the Arab Spring, and choosing between being a spectator or participant in times of revolution.
Oct 23, 2015
University of Toronto, Sidney Smith, Hall, SS 1074
100 St George StreetToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 45.1152" N, 79° 23' 55.2408" W
Communicating Repression: Examining Image-Repair in Post-Coup Egypt
Jul 29, 2015
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
What hope is there that Egypt will find its way to a different and more positive future?
The transnational spoken word artist discusses migration, Egypt and the Arab Spring, language borrowing, the myth of the tortured artist and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Aug 22, 2014
University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Building RM 121 Ottawa , ON
Canada45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W
Hosted by Egyptian Canadian Coalition for Democracy (ECCD)
Why is Stephen Harper's reaction to the Mohamed Fahmy verdict so lackadaisical? His government has failed one of its most basic responsibilities: defending the rights of Canadians.