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Book discussion: Cuba Under Siege

Feb 27, 2014
Another Story Bookshop
315 Roncesvalles Avenue
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 54.744" N, 79° 26' 59.5644" W
Ontario CA
Join Canadian author Keith Bolender for an evening of discussion on his new book, Cuba Under Siege; American policy, the Revolution and its People.
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Beit Zatoun's Annual Open House and Rent Party

Feb 22, 2014
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Join the Beit Zatoun community for an evening of Middle Eastern sounds and flavours to go along with sharing and warm friendships.
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Syria, Humanity's Call

Mar 15, 2014 to Mar 16, 2014
The Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 101
3850 Lakeshore blvd West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 35' 27.5964" N, 79° 32' 42.4644" W
Ontario CA
The Syrian Canadian Foundation for Humanity is hosting its second annual fundraising dinner, Syria, Humanity’s Call.
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Refugees: Silent Witnesses to War

Apr 3, 2014 to Apr 4, 2014
University College
15 King's College Circle - Room 179 - west end of building on the ground floor
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Join us for a free public lecture at 7-9pm on Thursday April 3 by Mary Jo Leddy, Founder of Romero House for refugees, Adjunct Professor of Theology at Regis College.
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Child Soldier Recruitment in Intra-state Armed Conflicts

Mar 7, 2014
University College
15 King's College Circle - Room 179 - west end of building on the ground floor
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Join us for a free public lecture by Vera Achvarina, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Toronto on child soldier recruitment in intra-state armed conflicts.
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Constitution and Strategy: Understanding Canadian Power in the World

Feb 14, 2014
University College
15 King's College Circle - Room 179 - west end of building on the ground floor
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 45.5292" N, 79° 23' 43.4292" W
Ontario CA
Join us for a free public lecture with Irvin Studin Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto.
Forum topic

Varoufakis: Can Greece's SYRIZA Change Europe's Economy?

Quote:
SYRIZA believes, I think correctly, that the only way of getting the European Union to treat Greece reasonably and raise the punitive austerity measures is to spearhead an immediate re-think of the ‘Greek Program’ through, first, the unilateral suspension of policies demanded by the troika, and, second, via the use, or threat of using, its veto power in the European Council.
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Day of Protest Action for the Cuban 5

Jan 5, 2014
Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby St.
Vancouver , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
Join the information table, picket action and outreach campaign organized by the Free the Cuban Five Committee Vancouver.
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Pope denounces unfettered capitalism and trickle-down economics

Francis went further than previous comments criticising the global economic system, attacking the "idolatry of money" and beseeching politicians to guarantee all citizens "dignified work, education and healthcare". He also called on rich people to share their wealth. "Just as the commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' sets a clear limit in order to safeguard the value of human life, today we also have to say 'thou shalt not' to an economy of exclusion and inequality. Such an economy kills," Francis wrote in the document issued on Tuesday.

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War in Syria

 

 

August 15: as its defector PM says, the Assad regime as of mid-August only "controls" 30 per cent of the territory in Syria, and air power is losing its effectiveness as rebel forces get better-armed and down planes;

endgame in Syria approaching, with hopes for a broad transitional government, supported by both Arab League and Organization for Islamic Cooperation

 

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