The New War Measures Act

I haven’t talked much about the democratic student movement in Quebec, but I do think it’s the most important thing happening in Canada right now, and perhaps the most impressive manifestation of a democratic will in Canada since the 3 days of action in 1983. But it’s actually more impressive than that because the popular […]

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A year since Jerusalem Day

Jerusalem day is a racist colonial celebration of the conquest of territory and the domination of the victors over the indigenous people. Last year I saw the march with my own eyes as 20,000 Israelis carried their victory flag over the green line into East Jerusalem at Damascus gate, and hundreds who descended and marched […]

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Les Performance Géniale: Blogothèque

If you haven’t already discovered this, I highly recommend a visit to this website. The blogothèque group films performances of different artists in non-standard situations. Perhaps my favorite is Aloe Blacc’s performance of “I need a dollar’, spontaneously sung around a table in a small restaurant in Paris. Also impressive if Sutjan Stevens’ performance of “The Lakes of Canada’ […]

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