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From World War I to Gaza, war is not the answer | Aug 28 2014 | Amy Goodman | In her epic book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman detailed how the First World War began in 1914. We can look at that war in retrospect, 100 years later, as if through a distant mirror.
The war on higher education: What side are you on? | Aug 28 2014 | Tiana Reid | Privatization of schools, high tuition rates, precarious labour, class warfare, massive debt. Does the public intellectual emerge as the hero over capitalism?
Indie Inside CD Giveaway Contest | Aug 28 2014 | rabble staff | Participate in this month's Indie Inside giveaway contest, featuring Karl Sanden.
Photo: June Chua
All-access yoga class gathers diverse people for unified practice | Aug 27 2014 | June Chua | This August, a group of yoga practitioners gathered in a downtown Toronto room, marking an auspicious event: an all-access yoga class in which everyone -- literally -- was welcome.
'In all thy sons command': If the words are not important, why do so many men oppose changing them? | Aug 27 2014 | Michael Laxer | Last week, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh put forward a motion to call on the federal government to change the national anthem to be inclusive of women -- why is the motion being opposed by some?
Emmys remind us that women are only 'compelling' when on display | Aug 26 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The Emmys have Sofia Vergara rotating on a platform. Like, you know, an object.
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Joshua Oppenheimer on 'The Act of Killing' | Aug 26 2014 | Face2Face | An interview with the man behind the Oscar-nominated film, "The Act of Killing," a documentary about the Indonesian killings of 1965–66, and the soon-to-be-released film, "The Look of Silence."
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Democracy, capitalism and the defence of kindness | Aug 25 2014 | Murray Dobbin | To regain our political agency and address our crisis in democracy, perhaps we need to start at the political equivalent of the molecular level, with the most basic human principles of kindness.
Disability justice performance project Sins Invalid | Aug 23 2014 | The F Word | The F Word speaks to Patricia Berne, member of the disability justice performance project, Sins Invalid, about the connections between disability justice, Israeli occupation and pinkwashing.
Photo: Meghan Murphy
Left in Love: Can Selina and Cass create a united front despite political differences? | Aug 22 2014 | Left in Love | They may vote for different mayors, but can municipal gossip unite Cass and Selina? Find out in this month's radical love match, as Left in Love delves into civic politics!
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The perils and politics of acting human for public figures | Aug 22 2014 | Rick Salutin | What's the real problem with being yourself or "human" as a public figure? Nothing fails like trying to look human or show your human side: it's inhuman to attempt to prove you're human.
Quirky? No way! Montreal is bordering on bizarre | Aug 21 2014 | Shannon Tien | Love short stories? Love Montreal? This collection is for you! Anna Leventhal moves past romanticizing her city to produce fiction that goes beyond the "quirky" to the screwed up and utterly strange.

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Vancouver
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
27th Annual Squamish Nation Youth Powwow
Halifax
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
Book discussion: Equal as Citizens
Halifax
Thu, Aug 28, 2014
Atlantic Fringe Festival
Richmond
Sun, Sep 7, 2014
Arts in the Park 2014

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