Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Monday, Monday in Europe… You Gave Me No Warning

By Stan Persky | 2018 March 8

In Italy, La Dolce Vita turns sour; in Germany, “stability” is still in fashion; in Switzerland, yodel-oh.

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I Read the News Today, Oh Boy (Part MMXVIII)

By Stan Persky | 2018 February 15

Some mornings, we sit by the waters of Babylon and scroll down.

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Vancouver: I’m Not Proud of This

By Stan Persky | 2017 December 11

The Vancouver Pride Society wants to ban uniformed police from the annual Pride parade. Is this something we should take pride in?

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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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