Cold War

Aug 3, 2012

Olympics are a relic of the 20th century

At least in the 20th century the Games were about something, though it wasn't athletes, it was ideology. Now all that sport-inflected ideology is obsolete, though of course the issues aren't.
May 3, 2012

Lester Pearson's Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

A new book by activist Yves Engler says that far from being a peacekeeper, former prime minister Lester Pearson was a dedicated cold warrior and an ardent supporter of NATO.
Activist Toolkit

The fruit machine

The RCMP used the fruit machine to out queers working for the government
Nov 22, 2010

Berlin's graffiti-art underbelly

Ron Verzuh
A tour of Germany's cool capital contrasts the Cold War past with the corporate present through squats, street art and 'gentrification.'

Tropic of Chaos: An evening with Christian Parenti

Dec 3, 2011
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
149 West Hastings Street
V6B 1G8 Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 56.3592" N, 123° 6' 31.5648" W
British Columbia CA
Christian Parenti talks about his latest book, Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence, a "brilliant weather report from the near future of world politics".
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