Book Review Sep 20
 Loyal to the Sky: Notes from an Activist
Melanie Redman | WHAT IS IT that makes a person work to make the world a better place? Even as a child, I got that not everyone can turn their outrage into action, or can preserve a clear sense of justice in a world
Book Review Sep 13
 Cake or Death: The Excruciating Choices of Everyday Life
Gina Whitfield | Opinionated women, who tell it like it is, are rarely loved, except by other opinionated women. Heather Mallick&#226;e(TM)s latest, <I>Cake or Death,</I> provides a buffet of her strong views on a ra
Book Review Sep 6
 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Alexandra Samur, Lisa Rundle | Arundhati Roy calls it "brilliant, brave and terrifying." John le Carr&#195;&#169; calls it "scary as hell." Naomi Klein explains why her new book, <i>The Shock Doctrine,</i> is so darn frightening.
Book Review Aug 30
 Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto
Maya Khankhoje | Ready to get your hands dirty? David Tracey, a Vancouver journalist and environmental designer, tells you how. In this "manualfesto" &#226;e" both political and practical as the name implies &#226;e"
Book Review Aug 23
 Blissful Times
Lynn McClory | Filtered through multiple translations, Sandra Alland&#226;e(TM)s poems respond to the dangers of unexplored distance between our speaking and our listening. Can we measure, the poems seem to ask, ho
Book Review Aug 15
 Dying for a Home: Homeless Activists Speak Out
Cathy Crowe | I used to call homelessness our dirty little secret, but it&#226;e(TM)s not so secret anymore, is it? This is the Canadian experience that tourist books don&#226;e(TM)t mention, but tourists still se
Book Review Aug 9
 Prison Voices
Shawn Syms | The contributors write about how imprisonment has changed their lives in voices that ring with authenticity. Prisoners share some of the same dreams, strengths and imperfections as the rest of us. By
Book Review Aug 8
 Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man&#226;e(TM)s Prison
Shawn Syms | T.J. Parsell was incarcerated in Michigan in 1978, but chose to write about the experience a quarter-century later, after witnessing a group of young store clerks laughing about a prison-rape scene s
Book Review Jul 21
 Untapped: The scramble for Africa&#226;e(TM)s Oil
Yohannes Edemariam | After 9/11, American politicians are eager to undo their dependency on the Middle East, and it has been estimated that by 2015, twenty-five per cent of the oil imported by the U.S. will come from Afr
Book Review Jul 17
 Shelf Monkey
Melanie Redman | In Corey Redekop's tale, disgruntled bookstore employees and librarians form a secret society, the Shelf Monkeys &#226;e" an outlet for their frustration at the pathetic book choices of the masses.
Book Review Jul 4
Charles Demers | Revolutionarily, Anne Stone&#226;e(TM)s brilliant story of a missing teenager subverts and inverts the missing-women paradigm completely by making the missing themselves into the <I>archetypes</I> of
Book Review Jun 28
 Holding the Bully's Coat Canada and the U.S. Empire
Linda McQuaig | The senior ranks of the Canadian Forces and the department of National Defence have long been frustrated by the Canadian public&#226;e(TM)s fondness for peacekeeping and the UN, and have pushed for b
Book Review Jun 27
rabble book lounge staff | We at <I>rabble</i> have decided to join with Palestinian solidarity activists in their boycott of the Chapters/Indigo family of companies. As a result, we will no longer be publicizing events takin
Book Review Jun 21
 Speaking in tongues: PEN Canada writers in exile
Alex Samur | The first anthology of its kind, <I>Speaking in tongues: PEN Canada writers in exile</I> provides insight into the immutable realities of life as both a new Canadian and a writer in exile. The anthol
Book Review Jun 14
 Cowboy in Caracas: A North American&#226;e(TM)s Memoir of Venezuela&#226;e(TM)s Democratic Revolution
Derrick O'Keefe | Missing in the action of the battle of Bush vs. Chavez is the context that gave rise to what is today arguably the world&#226;e(TM)s most radical and significant political movement. The world knows p