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On Surviving Trump – Living in America Series

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January 26, 2017
On Surviving Trump – Living in America Series

“To abandon facts is to abandon freedom. If nothing is true, then no one can criticize power, because there is no basis upon which to do so. If nothing is true, then all is spectacle. The biggest wallet pays for the most blinding lights.” That’s one of 20 pieces of advice from Timothy Snyder,...
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Mr. Movies – A Profile

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April 8, 2013
Mr. Movies – A Profile

For many SFU alumni, this year’s Oscar season might have triggered some warm memories of Ian Caddell, the irrepressible film critic who died of cancer last November at 64. After completing a BA (History ’76) at SFU Caddell wrote for the Georgia Straight, edited the film industry magazine Reel West and tirelessly promoted the...
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Changing Images

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January 24, 2011
Changing Images

This report is based on a three-month study of trade union communications in the United Kingdom conducted from May to July 1990. Funding was provided by the Commonwealth Relations Trust, a London-based organization that sponsors a bursary each year for one Canadian trade unionist to study in the United Kingdom.
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Selling Labour Down Under

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January 23, 2011
Selling Labour Down Under

Reference Verzuh, Ron. Selling Labour Down Under: Australian union communications in a time of peril  (Toronto: Canadian Association of Labour Media, 1996). Synopsis On March 2, 1996, the Australian Labor Party lost the federal election.  After 13 years, it relinquished power to a coalition of right-wing parties led by Thatcherite John Howard. The upset was not entirely...
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