May 11, 2013

The Globalization Trilogy

Micha Peled has produced three connected films that put a human face on complex issues that result from global economic forces. His trilogy shows in Vancouver this coming weekend.
Mar 1, 2013

General Strike a success in India

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates and an interview with Vasudevan I, General Secretary of the New Trade Union Initiative on the General Strike in India on February 20 and 21.
Nov 6, 2012
Sean Kilpatrick, the Canadian Press

Ballistic steal: Armoured Harper in India

Christopher Majka
When Stephen Harper went to India he decided he needed his fleet of armored cars, an extravagance that will cost taxpayers over $622,000. Couldn't he have ordered a $16 glass of orange juice instead?
May 2, 2012

What is the post-colonial state?

In "The Post-Colonial State in the Era of Globalization," Tariq Amin-Khan argues that the post-colonial state is historically post-imperial but economically manacled by the empire's latest forms.
Mar 3, 2012

India's general strike

Asia Pacific Currents
This week on Asia Pacific Currents, we look at the general strike in India that was held this past Tuesday, February 28.


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