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Three Weeks of Hunger: An Urgent Appeal to Freedom

On This Day
Professor Roland Chrisjohn (Oneida), the sole tenured professor at the Department of Native Studies at St. Thomas University, in Fredericton, NB, been on a fast of protest for over three weeks now.
Activist Toolkit

Three Weeks of Hunger: A Modest, Urgent Appeal to Freedom

On This Day
Professor Roland Chrisjohn (Oneida), the sole tenured professor at the Department of Native Studies at St. Thomas University, in Fredericton, NB, been on a fast of protest for over three weeks now.
Blog
Jun 11, 2014
Image: flickr/University of Saskatchewan

How to make USask 'The People's University' once again

Alexander Ervin
Howard Woodhouse
The recent firing of the President of the University of Saskatchewan accompanied by the resignation of its Provost is unprecedented but may represent larger problems with Canadian universities.
Podcast
Nov 24, 2011
Redeye

Book: No Debate

Redeye
This new book by professor emeritus Jon Thompson focuses on the efforts of Israel lobby organizations to block a planned conference on statehood for Israel and Palestine at Toronto's York University.
Podcast
Jun 1, 2010

Academics challenge SLAPP suits

Redeye
A SLAPP is a strategic lawsuit against public participation, brought by a corporation to silence criticism of their actions. Michel Seymour is concerned about the effects on academic freedom.
News
Mar 25, 2009

Getting a (neo-)liberal arts education in Canada

Sarah Ghabrial
A expedient bit of policy marks a new phase in an on-going process of privatization of Canadian educational institutions, a process that is constantly eroding the quality of public education.
News
Mar 9, 2009

A reply to Ignatieff on Israeli Apartheid Week

Justin Podur
Perhaps Ignatieff could have started from the assumption that only Western peoples are fully human. From this assumption, many of his conclusions follow.

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