Insiders, Outsiders

By Sidney Australia | 2016 April 24

How to keep your head (and mind) when most of the “narrative” about the 2016 U.S. presidential election is b.s.

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Letter from Berlin: The Refugee Referendum

By Stan Persky | 2016 March 18

In Germany, voters go to the polls to assess Angela Merkel’s refugee policy.

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Women I Read: International Women’s Day 2016

By Stan Persky | 2016 March 8

An IWD game: who would be on your list?

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Keeping the Peace: A Site C Memoir

By Stan Persky | 2016 March 2

A Site C dam memoir.

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Letter from Berlin: What Did You Do in the Cold War, Daddy?

By Stan Persky | 2016 February 29

Eyes on the Spies. Revisiting the Cold War with Steven Spielberg and John le Carre.

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Ghomeshi’s Day in Court

By Stan Persky | 2016 February 15

Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi had his day in court. Here’s what happened.

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Bringing Up Mother

By John Harris | 2016 February 14

John Harris reads the work of 1970s Vancouver poetry icon Daphne Marlatt through the eyes of her relationship with her son, Kit. This is part of a series of parent/offspring critical studies Harris has embarked on.

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The Search for Khanlit

By John Harris | 2015 November 11

John Harris reads an essay by a Toronto-based Woman-of-Colour looking for a safe way to take some creative writing courses. He has some advice for her.

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Why Haydée?

By Margaret Randall | 2015 September 11

From Margaret Randall’s new book, “Haydee Santamaria, Cuban Revolutionary.”

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The Young and the Restless, and Laura Kipnis

By Stan Persky | 2015 July 25

“Feminist students protest feminist prof for writing about feminism”: the Laura Kipnis story.

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