Category Archives: Democracy

COVID19 lockdown policies spark civil rights concerns

With governments scrambling to contain the spread of coronavirus amid conflicting and often dubious reports of its mortality rates, civil liberties advocates are concerned that some might be going too far. This includes unprecedented “crowd control” legislation such as “social … Continue reading

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Another Social Justice Pioneer Has Left Us

Betty Daniel, activist extraordinaire, has died at age 97 in Nelson, BC. She was a veteran of the US Navy who served in World War II but spent most of her life fighting for peace and social justice. Betty and … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Empire: a Review of ‘The Emperor’

“Tired, looking as if they hadn’t slept, they acted under feverish stress, pursuing their victims in the stale air of hatred and fear that surrounded them all. They had no shield but the Emperor, and the Emperor could undo them … Continue reading

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