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| July 21, 2016
| April 10, 2015

Accessing information to demilitarize McGill

March 28, 2015
| A chat with Rachel from Demilitarize McGill focusing on the group's efforts to reveal weapons research contracts involving McGill profs.
Length: 21:47 minutes (29.92 MB)
| January 9, 2015

Residents fight plans for new base in Okinawa, Japan

November 21, 2014
| The island of Okinawa has been a military outpost for the United States since the end of World War II. Now there are plans to build new bases. Okinawan residents are resisting fiercely.
Length: 14:47 minutes (13.54 MB)

Will Canada disengage from its increasingly militarized culture?

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Matthew Behrens provides insightful reflections about the violent events that happened in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct 22.

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Reflections on a violent day in Ottawa

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I often find it hard to feel empathy for Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But when I saw the grim picture of him talking on the phone following the end of his confinement in the locked down House of Commons yesterday, I sensed in him a vulnerability he rarely exhibits. Harper, like his fellow MPs, Parliamentary staff, media, visitors and children in the downstairs daycare, had likely hunkered down behind locked doors, no doubt traumatized by uncertainty when an armed gunman entered the building. Because no one knew who the gunman was after, all were potential targets.


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| September 10, 2014

Understanding the roots of the current conflict in Mali

February 17, 2013
| The French military intervention should be seen in the context of a decades-long effort to re-colonize Africa. Roger Annis says this goes hand in hand with a militarization of the continent.
Length: 18:17 minutes (16.75 MB)
| December 18, 2012
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