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University of Saskatchewan sells off Aboriginal art -- for a loss! | Jul 28 2014 | Alexander Ervin, Howard Woodhouse | Western universities are stewards not only of academic freedom, but of our cultural and historical patrimony. Why then, is the University of Saskatchewan secretly selling off Aboriginal art at a loss?
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Income inequality deniers launch a new offensive against Piketty's theories | Jul 28 2014 | Pierre Beaulne | It seems rather clear that the main theories in French economist Thomas Piketty's bestseller "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" are irritating a number of people.
In conversation with Alex Cu Unjieng | Jul 28 2014 | The F Word | Carissa Ropponen speaks with Alex Cu Unhing, a feminist visual artist and printmaker about her fun and provocative art.
Marjorie Griffin Cohen on Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' | Jul 28 2014 | Redeye Collective | "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.
Geoff Mann on Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' | Jul 28 2014 | Redeye Collective | "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.
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Feel Good Friday roundup: Are ya hip? edition | Jul 25 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | It's Friday. It's time to feel good. We've got what you need: mozzarella sticks, movie references, protest wins and new podcasts.
Photo: Miriam Katawazi
Decolonizing Together walking tour actively engages in healing and reconciliation | Jul 25 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | The Indigenous Walking Tour took place Wednesday July 23 with the purpose of assisting with healing and reconciliation by providing a resource for Indigenous people and non-Indigenous people.
Feminist comedy | Jul 24 2014 | The F Word | Nicole and Ellie explore the ways comedy can be used to highlight social injustices rather than perpetuate the status quo.
Canada went to war. But why? | Jul 24 2014 | Stephen Dale | What kind of values really drove a generation of young people to sign up in huge numbers for one of the bloodiest episodes in human history? Stephen Dale examines this question in 'Noble Illusions.'
'Your history is standing straight up': Survivors' Totem Pole to be raised in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside | Jul 22 2014 | Michael Stewart | The Sacred Circle Society will erect a "Survivors' Totem Pole" in an as-yet unannounced site somewhere in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to celebrate the many victims of Canada's colonial violence.
Sharon and David
Apartners film delves into trend of committed couples living apart | Jul 22 2014 | June Chua | The film Apart♡ners takes a peek at the lives of people who are in committed relationships, including married couples, who choose to live apart.
Writing abortion: Putting reproductive choice in print and on screen | Jul 21 2014 | Jesse McLaren | Last month saw the release of two important artistic projects that visualize reproductive choice: the American movie Obvious Child, and the Canadian book One Kind Word.

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