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Photographer decries doctored image of Gaza protest | Sep 30 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | What does it mean when a photograph is altered. What if the changed image is widely shared? How can photojournalists protect their work?
GroundWire | September 29, 2014: Walking With Our Sisters, human rights museum, People's Climate March | Sep 30 2014 | GroundWire | This week's episode of Groundwire features stories about the Walking With Our Sisters exhibit, human rights museum, People's Climate March and more.
Francis Pegahmagabow: Marksman of the First World War | Sep 29 2014 | Mel Watkins | The most prolific sniper of the First World War was Francis "Peggy" Pegahmagabow, an Ojibwa from the Wasauksing First Nation. His name is often forgotten in histories of the period.
Stop the war on play | Sep 28 2014 | Holly Adams | Argh! It's that time of year when rigidity in education and playtime is trotted out as a Great Idea, and holly goes nuts over it.
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Feel Good Friday: Not Stephen Harper edition | Sep 26 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | It had to be said. But more positively, it was a great week for good news: transit! feminism! cats! bears! activism!
Illustrating the hidden architecture of migrant detention | Sep 25 2014 | Daniel Tseghay | Tings Chak illustrates moments of resistance and struggle within migrant detention centres in Canada. Based on discussions with detainees, these drawings and text reveal these spaces of incarceration.
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The three myths of mainstream publishing with Tudor Robins | Sep 25 2014 | Catherine Brunelle, Kevin Johns | We interview Tudor Robins on traditional vs. independent publishing, busting three big myths: the myth of choice, the myth of support and the myth of quality.
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The MacPhail-safe guide to better smartphone photos | Sep 24 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | In recent weeks, new smartphones from a variety of manufacturers have sported improved cameras. To make the most of them, here are five tips for taking better pictures with that phone in your hand.
Has the gay rights movement 'lost its teeth?' Julie Bindel on her new book, 'Straight Expectations' | Sep 23 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Julie Bindel about the history of the gay rights movement and the way in which the gay community has become, in many ways, more conformist than radical.
Laurie Penny, you've lost me | Sep 22 2014 | Meghan Murphy | An except from Laurie Penny's new book, "Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution," is not only confusing in its arguments, but vaguely attacks feminists in an ageist and sexist way.
Searching for human rights at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights | Sep 19 2014 | Kimlee Wong | It's called the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. But with how Indigenous issues are presented there, it really doesn't live up to its name.
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Feel Good Friday roundup: Yes! edition | Sep 19 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | So we didn't hear the word 'Yes!' last night during a certain vote, but that doesn't mean we can't say it now. It's Feel Good Friday.

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