Monday, December 17, 2018

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Articles

Berlin notebook: Antifa, “Fascists,” and the Real Thing in the Streets of Warsaw

By Stan Persky | 2017 November 13

Straight from the front lines of Facebook to your ear (and God’s, and the CIA’s).

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Letter from Berlin: “Mutti” Merkel in the Middle

By Stan Persky | 2017 September 29

German chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term, the Far Right won seats in Parliament for the first time since Hitler. Dooney’s is on-site to read the tea-leaves.

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Xenophobic nationalism: Myanmar’s curse

By Daniel Gawthrop | 2017 September 25

Dan Gawthrop on genocide-in-progress. The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.

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Trump’s Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

By Stan Persky | 2017 September 6

The end of the world used to include Death, War, Famine and Pestilence. The 2017 edition features Climate Change, Civil War, Nuclear Armageddon, and Trump. And don’t forget the Pink Lady.What’s a Dreamer to do?

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An Interview with Jenny Mastoraki

By Myrna Kostash | 2017 September 4

Myrna Kostash pulls a 1982 Interview with Greek poet and translator Jenny Mastoraki from the memory vault. We think its worth publishing.

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Monday Monday: Keeping Up with the Trumps

By Stan Persky | 2017 August 5

It’s a brand new week. What’s the tweeter-in-chief gonna do today? Keeping up with the Trumps is exhausting.

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Omar Khadr: Window on the Canadian Soul

By Daniel Gawthrop | 2017 July 11

Thinking through the controversy over a child soldier.

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Cultural Appropriation, Misappropriation and Cultural Exchange: A primer

By Brian Fawcett | 2017 June 29

Brian Fawcett takes on the current hot-button issue of Cultural Appropriation and what it means to Canada, its artistic community, and to the future of democracy.

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Report from the Writers’ Union, or, Why Should Not Old Men and Women Be Mad?

By Brian Fawcett | 2017 June 8

Brian Fawcett attends the AGM of the Writers’ Union of Canada, encounters several revolutions in the making, along with a Manifesto written by writers who are clinically insane or pathologically angry. He passes on the revolutions and joins the angry and/or the crazy writers.

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Apocalypses Now

By Michael Boughn | 2017 May 5

Is it the End of the World as we know it? And, if so, Michael Boughn asks, what will it look like? Zombies, Aliens, AI? Updating the Apocalypse.

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