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Apr 13, 2011

Mubarak's convenient heart attack

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Rumours are rampant that Egypt's dictator Hosni Mubarak suffered a heart attack just as he was to be "interrogated." Welcome to Absurdist Political Theatre, Egypt styles.
News
Aug 4, 2009

Gender violence is everyone's responsibility

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When using the terminology of 'honour killings,' we must understand that in this specific instance, Islam is used by certain members of a community as an excuse to wage this violence against women.
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May 13, 2009

Of traffic and Tamils, apathy and action

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'Tamil protesters in Toronto hold the city hostage, disrupt traffic! Poor Torontonians; weren't you able to reach your TiVod Oprah episode on time?'
News
Apr 7, 2009

Disaster relief or civil rights disaster?

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<p>A look at the potential creation of military-based emergency centres, which will be used to &ldquo;meet other appropriate needs, as determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security.&rdquo;</p>
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Jan 13, 2009

White Phosphorus: And so the Israeli argument goes...

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Even though White Phosphorus is not technically an illegal agent by international legal standards, both human rights groups and international law warn of its use in highly dense civilian areas.
News
Jan 7, 2009

Fashionable death in Gaza

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The recent war on the civilian population of Gaza has been one of the greatest and most violent attacks levelled by Israel since its birth.
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Aug 26, 2008

Subtlety does not become War, Inc.

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Co-written by Mark Leyner, Jeremy Pikser and John Cusack, <em>War, Inc.</em> is a political satire, Western love story and dynastic drama rolled into one.
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Jun 19, 2006

The pre-emptive strike: Security certificates

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Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada heard a challenge to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) Certificates or, as they are more commonly known, the Orwellian &#147;security certificat
Book Review
Apr 16, 2006
 All My Friends Are Superheroes

Mr. Commitment and the power of love

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Andrew Kaufman twirls the reader through the story of Tom and &#226;eoeThe Perfectionist&#226;e in <I>All My Friends are Superheroes</I> in a tale that, in the end, is a gentle love story . All of T
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Aug 26, 2005

One thousand and one nights

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On September 6, 2005, it will have been 1,001 nights since Sophie Harkat's husband Mohamed was arrested via the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) Certificate, accused of having ties to te
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