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Columnists
Feb 19, 2009

Obama's Afghan trap

The Joint Chiefs of Staff recommend a shift in strategy from democracy-building in Afghanistan to attacking alleged Taliban and al-Qaida strongholds along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Columnists
Dec 19, 2008

Peace on Earth, good shoes toward men

Journalist Muntader al-Zaidi, the shoe thrower of Baghdad, has given us all a Christmas present in the form of a new way to react to rage and conflict, one that's symbolic and non-violent.
Columnists
Dec 11, 2008

A tale of two Nobel nations

While the Nobels recognize lifetime achievements, and Sweden is a paragon among progressive, social democracies, there is another side to Sweden and the Nobels that warrants a closer look.
Podcast
Dec 4, 2008

Closing down Guantanamo Bay

Redeye
The U.S. National Lawyers Guild is calling on Barack Obama to shut down the detention centre on the day he takes office.
Podcast
Nov 27, 2008

War in Congo

Redeye
Asad Ismi describes how Western exploitation of the natural resources of Congo has fueled the deadliest conflict since World War II.
Blog
Sep 30, 2008

Dying to go to school

Mai Nguyen
Saying no to war isn’t that easy. When you’ve got a pile of debt from your student loans, it’s hard to refuse when military recruiters dangle a “solution” to your problems.
Event

VANCOUVER BOOK LAUNCH: The Vimy Trap

May 11, 2017
SFU-Vancouver (Harbour Centre)
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
Jamie Swift, co-author of the new book The Vimy Trap, or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great War, will be in Vancouver to discuss his new book.
Event

'A Propaganda System' book launch with Yves Engler

Nov 23, 2016
25OneCommunity -Octopus Books
251 Bank St. 2nd floor
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 58.7052" N, 75° 41' 48.6744" W
Ontario CA
"A Propaganda System" traces the long history of government information control during war.
Event

YVES ENGLER--A PROPAGANDA SYSTEM: HOW CANADA'S GOVERNMENT, CORPORATIONS, MEDIA AND ACADEMIA SELL WAR AND EXPLOITATION

Nov 17, 2016
Room 105, Harry Hickman Building, University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria , BC
Canada
48° 25' 42.3156" N, 123° 21' 56.3184" W
British Columbia CA
Canadian author, journalist and activist, Yves Engler, discusses his latest book — A Propaganda System: How Canada’s Government, Corporations, Media and Academia Sell War and Exploitation.
Event

OpenCanada 5th Anniversary Panel: The Left At War

Jun 9, 2016 to Jun 10, 2016
Spadina Lounge, Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)
215 Spadina Ave. Suite 400
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
To mark our fifth anniversary, OpenCanada is hosting its first public event -- a panel on the state of leftist foreign policy.
Event

Women warriors of Kurdistan

Sep 13, 2015
Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings St.
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 4.308" N, 123° 6' 41.8608" W
British Columbia CA
A panel discussion about the power of female fighters in Kurdistan from both the Canadian and Kurdish perspective.
Event

Refugees: Silent Witnesses to War

Apr 3, 2014 to Apr 4, 2014
University College
15 King's College Circle - Room 179 - west end of building on the ground floor
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Join us for a free public lecture at 7-9pm on Thursday April 3 by Mary Jo Leddy, Founder of Romero House for refugees, Adjunct Professor of Theology at Regis College.
Event

Child Soldier Recruitment in Intra-state Armed Conflicts

Mar 7, 2014
University College
15 King's College Circle - Room 179 - west end of building on the ground floor
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Join us for a free public lecture by Vera Achvarina, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Toronto on child soldier recruitment in intra-state armed conflicts.
Event

Gwynne Dyer - The Decline of War

Nov 16, 2013
JJR Macleod Auditorium (MS 2158) Medical Sciences – University of Toronto
1 King’s College Circle
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Please join us for the Eric Fawcett Memorial Forum with special guest: Gwynne Dyer.

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