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Book Review
Apr 30, 2009

Face off

Charles Demers
Winner of the Ethel Wilson Prize for B.C. fiction, Lee Henderson uncovers an underground combat sport, "the man game," and a darker side of Vancouver.
Book Review
Apr 22, 2009

It's not easy being green

Christopher A. Shaw
In this excerpt Olympic critic and author of Five Ring Circus, Christopher Shaw, lays out the glaring inconsistencies in rhetoric used to promote the Olympic Games and its environmental practices.
Book Review
Apr 2, 2009

Global dissent heats up

Mel Watkins
Defiant Publics describes an information revolution permitting new forms of transnational communication creating global consciousness in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Book Review
Mar 24, 2009

More business as unusual

Peter Conlin
decentre explores Artist-Run Centres in their current form, inviting artists and organizers to reflect on where "the real strength of artist-run culture" lies.
Book Review
Mar 19, 2009

Who killed Stalin?

Laurel Smith
The Kremlin Betrayal is a fictionalized account of post-WWII spying shenanigans which centres upon Stalin's assassination and the Soviet leader's obsession with rewriting history.
Book Review
Mar 12, 2009

Politics that pack more punch

Judy Rebick
Activist and co-founder, Judy Rebick, identifies a new kind of politics in an excerpt from her new book, Transforming Power.

Book launch: Judy Rebick's Transforming Power

Mar 12, 2009 to Mar 13, 2009
The Atrium at Ryerson University
245 Church Street
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 22.2876" N, 79° 22' 37.2072" W
Ontario CA
In Transforming Power, veteran activist Judy Rebick champions new ways of achieving political goals by emphasizing co-operation and consensus over confrontation and partisanship.
Book Review
Feb 26, 2009

Smoke and mirrors

Allendria Brunjes
Shani Mootoo, award-winning author of Cereus Blooms at Night and He Drown She in the Sea, discusses her latest novel Valmiki's Daughter.
Book Review
Oct 25, 2007
 Intent for a Nation: A Relentlessly Optimistic Manifesto for Canadaâe(TM)s Role in the World

What is Canada for?

Am Johal
Am Johal interviews Dr. Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law, in Vancouver about his thoughts on Canada's role on the global stage.


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