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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Country music used to be about the experiences of working people. Has it now become a tool for the right wing? Plus more labour news.
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Summer Mahmud, Rahul Varma | The mass murder of six Asian women in Atlanta by a 21-year-old white man is the latest in a long-standing history of unrecognized anti-Asian racism, misogyny, and murder across Turtle Island.
 Protesters engulfed by tear gas during Summit of the Americas protests and demonstrations in Quebec City. Image credit: Gates of Ale/Wikimedia Commons
Judy Rebick, Leah Gazan, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger | Three activists reflect on the future of movement organizing and the power of independent media.
Book Review
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Am Johal | "Remake the World" reads like a greatest hits package exposing the baked-in structural injustices that perpetuate political harm and give it its particularly hard-edged American form.
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Penney Kome | In the 21st century protest songs offer music to live by, if not to march to.
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Chelsea Nash | Karen Messing's new book is an intervention into the sex- and gender-based challenges of work.
Carnegie Community Centre
Jase Tanner | Artistic director of Theatre in the Raw Jay Hamburger discusses "Bruce: The Musical," a play about activist Bruce Eriksen, who started the Downtown Eastside Residents Association.
Book Review
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Penney Kome | Two new children's books from Tradewind Books are perfect for these uncertain COVID times.
Unveiling of mural of Daisy Sweeney in Montreal's Little Burgundy neighbourhood, 2018. Image credit: Karl Nerenberg/
Karl Nerenberg | A new Heritage Minute marking Black History Month puts the spotlight on jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. Before he rose to prominence, the musician had an important early mentor: his sister Daisy.
Actor Jason Sudeikis who plays the titular character in the TV program "Ted Lasso." Image credit: Eva Rinaldi/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Ted Lasso was a fictional U.S. coach signed to "manage" an English team without knowing it was a totally different sport. Now he has a series on Apple TV. What's his secret?
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The pioneering African-American legal scholar and organizer for racial and gender equality was celebrated this week at the annual Sundance Film Festival with the premier of a new documentary.
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Doreen Nicoll | When Daniel Schubert read that one-fifth of Canadian youth don't know what the Holocaust is, he documented his grandmother's incredible journey from Auschwitz to Winnipeg.