The rabble podcast network offers an alternative take on politics, entertainment, society, stories, community and life in general. All opinions belong to the podcaster; however, podcasters are expected to adhere to our guidelines. We welcome new podcasters -- contact us for details.

Warrior Nation: Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety

A new book by Ian McKay and Jamie Swift argues that the myth of Canada as a peaceable kingdom has been replaced by the story of Canada as a nation of warriors.  The authors look back at past wars that Canada has fought in and forward to the changing role of the military in current-day Canadian society. Jamie Swift is an award-winning author, journalist and activist. He speaks with Redeye host Mordecai Briemberg.

To find out more about Redeye, check out our website.

Comments

We welcome your comments! rabble.ca embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on rabble.ca and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:

Do

  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.

Don't

  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.