Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Narrating Galloway

By Stan Persky | 2017 January 24

Novelist Steven Galloway got fired from his job as Creative Writing Dept. chair at UBC. What happened? It depends on the story you tell.

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John Berger, 1926-2017

By Stan Persky | 2017 January 3

The death of a storyteller.

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Letter from Berlin: Read the News Today, Oh Boy

By Stan Persky | 2016 December 28

Berlin terrorist attack. The here and there of it.

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Numbers and Narratives: Notes on the Trumpiad

By Stan Persky | 2016 November 25

If one picture is worth a thousand words, is one narrative worth a thousand numbers? The 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Toronto Pride Meets Black Lives Matter

By Stan Persky | 2016 July 12

We Canadians can probably live with it. But, can Facebook users?

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Orlando: Notes on a Massacre

By Stan Persky | 2016 July 6

Reading Orlando. Grieving Orlando.

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Mein Trumpf, Brexit, and Europe’s Rising Right: Letter from Berlin

By Stan Persky | 2016 June 28

Austrian elections, British referenda, and The Donald — we’re contemplating almost everything.

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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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Why Haydée?

By Margaret Randall | 2015 September 11

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

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