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Aug 17, 2016
Image: Flickr/Elena Pleskevich

The political strongman is back in fashion

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With the rise of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's popularity, Authoritarian Surveillance Democracy, where rights can be suspended at any time for any reason, is on the rise too.
Blog
May 13, 2014

On Bud Osborn: A poet never dies

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Am Johal remembers poet and activist Bud Osborn whose contributions to Vancouver's DTES community and Canadian poetry landscape remain forever important.
Blog
Jul 18, 2012

A Healthy Society: An interview with Ryan Meili

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Ryan Meili is a family doctor in the West Side Community Clinic in Saskatoon. He recently published his first book 'A Healthy Society: how a focus on health can revive Canadian democracy.'
Blog
Aug 27, 2011

Celebrating Jack

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Today, Jack allowed us to cry together, to feel together, to mourn together -- to think of another world together.
Blog
Jan 16, 2011

Two questions with Chairman Bob

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Former Vancouver City Councillor Bob Williams describes the fight for tenants to be able to run for City Council in Vancouver in the 60s.
Book Review
Jan 13, 2011

Understanding Stephen Harper

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Two books on Stephen Harper provide a small window into the rise of the Conservative Party from the ashes of the Reform and Progressive Conservative parties: Harper's Team and Harperland.
Blog
Nov 4, 2010

Goodbye Campbell

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The resignation of Gordon Campbell couldn't have happened too soon.

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