Insiders, Outsiders

April 24, 2016 by  
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How to keep your head (and mind) when most of the “narrative” about the 2016 U.S. presidential election is b.s.

Letter from Berlin: The Refugee Referendum

March 18, 2016 by  
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In Germany, voters go to the polls to assess Angela Merkel’s refugee policy.

Women I Read: International Women’s Day 2016

March 8, 2016 by  
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An IWD game: who would be on your list?

Keeping the Peace: A Site C Memoir

March 2, 2016 by  
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A Site C dam memoir.

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

February 29, 2016 by  
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Eyes on the Spies. Revisiting the Cold War with Steven Spielberg and John le Carre.

Ghomeshi’s Day in Court

February 15, 2016 by  
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Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi had his day in court. Here’s what happened.

Bringing Up Mother

February 14, 2016 by  
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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.

The Search for Khanlit

November 11, 2015 by  
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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.

Why Haydée?

September 11, 2015 by  
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From Margaret Randall’s new book, “Haydee Santamaria, Cuban Revolutionary.”

The Young and the Restless, and Laura Kipnis

July 25, 2015 by  
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“Feminist students protest feminist prof for writing about feminism”: the Laura Kipnis story.

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