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Jul 18, 2017
 Urban Organic Farming. Photo: Visit.org/flickr

Street Farm serves up food for the soul

Street Farm is the story of Sole Food Street Farms and how the creation of an urban farm eventually developed into a network of four farms located in Vancouver's East Hastings district.
Book Review
Aug 4, 2016

The Olympics are not what they seem

Jacqueline Kennelly
So, the Rio Olympics start on Friday. Instead of the typical media tributes to Olympic success, let's look at the political resistance to the Olympic behemoth, past and present.
Book Review
Jul 21, 2016

The integral role of Indigenous women's knowledge

Kahente Horn-Miller
'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.
Book Review
Jun 30, 2016

How do we care for each other?

Scott Neigh
Author Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay creates thoughtful, readable meditations on practices and systems of medicine in today's world, and on how power pervades them in "A Labour of Liberation."
Book Review
Jun 2, 2016

Let's talk about girls and sex

Sarah Innis
Girls (or young women) and sex. It's a huge, complex and controversial topic. Author Peggy Orenstein gets to the heart of the issue: what messages are girls receiving and what are they actually doing?
Book Review
Mar 31, 2016

The power of memory and storytelling

Christine Smith (McFarlane)
Author Lee Maracle shows why she is one of the greatest writers of her time with her new collection on storytelling. It (almost) left our reviewer speechless.
Book Review
Mar 24, 2016

Fat activism: A history by and for fat people

Laura Brightwell
Charlotte Cooper's book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement studies the history of fat activism and seeks to challenge its current, more problematic, narratives.

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