Columnists
Rick Salutin | The leaders who gathered in Normandy a week ago for D-Day's 70th anniversary missed the point. Military heroism is rarely as straightforward as on D-Day.
Book Review
Joan Baxter | 'Grist' is the third novel by Linda Little and follows the story of Penelope MacLaughlin, a Nova Scotian woman trapped in a loveless marriage during the at times bleak and trying days of 19th century.
Book Review
Matthew Brett | Author James Daschuk discusses Canada's history of disease, deliberate starvation, ethnic cleansing, tar sands expansion, neglect of treaties and a legacy of colonialism of First Nations.
Columnists
Thomas Ponniah | In a time when the Harper government is cutting funding to Canada's health-care system -- and by extension transforming the national identity -- citizens need to be re-introduced to Tommy Douglas.
News
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Cheryl Thompson | Before an entire generation of Canadians grow tired or apathetic towards a month that so many people fought for, it's time to rethink Black History Month.
Podcast
Scott Neigh | Scott Price talks about the history of the labour movement and feminist struggle within the labour movement in Manitoba, and about the importance of oral history for social movements.
News
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Joyce Green, Michael Burton | We propose that Canadians adopt a 12-step program for a post-colonial future, marked by the reinvigoration of Indigenous sovereignties, with elements of the settler state's structure and processes.
Blog
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Duncan Cameron | The staples story is a cautionary tale Canadians ignore at their peril. As presented by Mel Watkins, the staples model of economic development is central to understanding questions of public policy.
Book Review
Muna Mire | 'Fear of a Black Nation' documents an impressive amount of history about how race operates in modern North America and the actions of the Canadian Black Power movement.
Blog
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Hugh Grant | Hugh Grant argues that the historical roots of the staples theory enunciated by Watkins go back a little further than just Harold Innis. Learn here about the initial contributions of W.A. Mackintosh.
Blog
Maryam Adrangi | The idea of a nation-building project that connects the east and the west sounds like a bit of history repeating. In other words, it sounds like the Canadian Pacific Railway built in the late 1800s.
Book Review
The Graphic History Collective | The Graphic History Collective released a new graphic novel about the labour organization the Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labour and their contentious roots in Canada.