A Bedroom across the Country

 This is my third time on board the Canadian, but my first travelling in a private room – I’m sharing a two person with my brother. It’s a great room, not exactly spacious, but since removing the ladder it is perfectly possible for two people to move around and hang out with some degree of […]

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On Board an Empty Train

The first thing I can say about the train is that it is pretty empty. I mean, I’ve taken this train before and I’d never say that I’d seen it busy, but seriously, this is ridiculous. The staff tell me it’s just because early december is a slow time. But I think the sheer cost […]

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The Differences between dissent against the South African and Israeli Apartheid boycott movements: from tactical disputes to characterizing offence as oppression

    It’s hard to imagine now what opposition to the Boycott of South Africa’s apartheid policies would have looked like. Did people actually support anti-black racism in the 1970s and 1980s? Did people support South Africa’s right to treat its blacks as it pleased, and declare that the liberation of blacks in North America […]

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