Am Johal

Am Johal is an independent Vancouver writer whose work has appeared in Seven Oaks Magazine, ZNet, Georgia Straight, Electronic Intifada, Arena Magazine, Inter Press Service, Worldpress.org, rabble.ca and many others. He has an MA in International Economic Relations from the Institute for Social and European Studies.

Am Johal
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Apr 29, 2008

Are small magazine shops headed for extinction?

Am Johal
The beloved Magpie magazine store in Vancouver closed down this week after 14 years in business. The experience of Magpie is not unrelated to the major shift that has taken place in people's reading
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Apr 21, 2008

Matt Hern on creating cities for citizens

Am Johal
Matt Hern is the author of <em>Watch Yourself: Why Safer Isn't Always Better</em> and a founder of Vancouver's successful Car Free Commercial Drive Festival.
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Apr 14, 2008

Dr. Gabor Mat&#195;&#169; weighs in on addiction

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Dr. Gabor Mat&#195;&#169; is a physician and author, who has most recently worked with the Portland Hotel Society in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. He spoke with Am Johal about his new book,<em> In
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Apr 7, 2008

Carbon offsets 101

Am Johal
A carbon offset occurs when one emits greenhouse gas in one place and invests in a project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or soak up atmospheric carbon in another place.
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Feb 18, 2008

Taking action for migrant justice

Am Johal
An interview with Harsha Walia, a Vancouver based social activist involved with refugee rights and women's issues in the Downtown Eastside.
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Feb 4, 2008

Mega-events are a threat to low-income residents

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Dr. Kris Olds served on the Advisory Committee for the Center on Housing Rights and Evictions. He spoke with Am Johal about the impact of mega-events like the 2010 Vancouver Olympics on housing for t

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