Melissa Fong: Arundhati Roy: A voice for women of colour; opportunity stifled?

“Incredibly disappointed with the organizers of Arundhati Roy’s talk…. did not allow Arundhati to bring out any of her work or political analysis in any meaningful way. The guy talked about typical White Vancouver nonsense …”- Jahanzeb Hussain making critical points on what it means to exercise privilege and teaching lessons on allyship

drive-by planet: Arundhati Roy: Iraq and the ‘psychosis’ of U.S. foreign policy

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the Iraq invasion. The occasion is upon us with barely a whisper from Washington. Hardly surprising… the legacy of the U.S. invasion has been an Iraq in ongoing crisis. The truth of what is really going down doesn’t get anything close to adequate coverage in American mainstream media. ...

The Canadian Progressive: Democracy Now! Discusses 10-year anniversary of U.S. invasion of Iraq (VIDEO)

Democracy Now! Discusses 10-year anniversary of U.S. invasion of Iraq, U.S. missile defense plans and Afghan protests against the continued presence of U.S. forces and the Steubenville rape case. We recommend:“We Steal Secrets”: The Story of WikiLeaks (VIDEO)Canadian General Itching For A New Foreign WarThe Invisible War: Rape, Sexual Assault […]

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