Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Daniel Gawthrop is a Vancouver writer, and the author of several books, the most recent of which is "The Trial of Pope Benedict: Joseph Ratzinger and the Vatican's Assault on Reason, Compassion and Human Dignity" (Arsenal Pulp, 2013).

After the Asshole Apocalypse

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2018 August 27
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How to keep thinking during and after the Apocalypse. Dan Gawthrop has a few practical suggestions.

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Xenophobic nationalism: Myanmar’s curse

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2017 September 25
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Dan Gawthrop on genocide-in-progress. The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.

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Omar Khadr: Window on the Canadian Soul

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2017 July 11
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Thinking through the controversy over a child soldier.

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Nanaimo Pride: The Resistance of Memory

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2016 July 7
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Nanaimo, B.C. held its first Pride Parade. But when?

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An Independent Newsroom Where Self-Censorship Rules

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2014 June 1
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Dan Gawthrop reports from Burma. The post-dictatorship press looks “independent,” but what about the big story on which it is tip-toeing the government line?

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The Lady, the Cult, and the Dented Halo

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2014 March 7
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Dan Gawthrop on the future of Myanmar, and its internationally renowned political figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, “The Lady.”

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A “gay-friendly pope”? Let’s hope.

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2013 July 31
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Dan Gawthrop is keeping an eye on Pope Francis.

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The Vancouver Sun: Death by a Thousand Buyouts

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2013 July 10
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Dan Gawthrop investigates the Vancouver Sun story that the Vancouver Sun can’t print.

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Vatican Council II’s Last Great Champion

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2013 June 12
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Dan Gawthrop, a lapsed Roman Catholic, makes a case for the life and work of his childhood bishop, Remi De Roo, one of the few surviving participants of the Second Vatican Council.

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Miracle Whip and Cuban Salsa

By Daniel Gawthrop / 2004 February 15
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Daniel Gawthrop explains why he can’t bring himself to shell out $11.50 to see Hollywood’s latest hockey metaphor for jingoistic porn.

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