David Bernans

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Mar 29, 2003

Quebec Says “Non à la guerre”

David Bernans
Why are the largest anti-war demonstrations in North America consistently found in Montreal — only the fifteenth largest, and one of the coldest, cities on the continent? Why do three out of fou
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Feb 5, 2003

Partners in Crime

David Bernans
As the U.S. points fingers (and, soon, its military might) at the bad guys, critics are saying: It takes one to know one. As U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell reveals his “evidence” to t
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Jan 21, 2003

Jaggi Singh Arrested (Again)

David Bernans
Just a few weeks ago Montreal-based activist Jaggi Singh was arrested anddeported from Israel. Yesterday, Singh was arrested and banned from campus during an interview at Concordia University followi
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Nov 15, 2002

Loud and Clear

David Bernans
Free Speech, Free Palestine. This was the message at today’s talk and rally at Concordia University — or, rather, on the sidewalk out front. The Concordia Student Union-hosted panel discuss
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Nov 13, 2002

Concordia Activist Faces Expulsion

David Bernans
Now that the public relations nightmare has subsided, Concordia university’s administration is quietly moving forward with activist and student union VP Yves Engler’s expulsion. It’s a
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Oct 17, 2002

Student Charged with, um, Activism

David Bernans
Late yesterday, Concordia student activist Yves Engler was removed from campus by police, banned from returning for twenty-four hours and charged with trespassing. Why? For distributing information o
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Sep 26, 2002

Special Committee on Un-Canadian Activities?

David Bernans
O.K. McCarthyism it isn’t. But Concordia University is facing serious criticism from staff and students alike about the school’s unprecedented, campus-wide ban on public discussion of all t
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Sep 6, 2002

America's Bad Books

David Bernans
The 1980s were a bad decade. And history can be such a nuisance. But it’s hard to forget that both Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein were supported by the U.S. in order to fight wars against Am
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Mar 20, 2002

Red-Baiting Redux

David Bernans
You thought that maybe the reds came out from under every bed when the Cold War blew over. Well, at Concordia University, red-baiting is back in style, and with a vengeance - so much so that the stud
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May 12, 2001

Then there were Five

David Bernans
The Germinal 5 were arrested just before the Summit of the Americas began in Quebec City. After three weeks of imprisonment, they have yet to gain much media attention. Still, supporters have been de

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