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‘Selling Nature to Save It’? The Story of Environmental Change

Everywhere we look today, we are inundated with facts about how the world is facing environmental catastrophe.  Climate change, rising sea levels, deforestation, desertification, drought; the statistics are staggering.  These troubling realizations have led to the creation of large international bodies: international organizations, environmental summits like Copenhagen and Rio+20, and a number of protocols and […]

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Down with the Ruling Class: The Quebec Student Strike

The Quebec Student Strikes were dismissed by the majority of Canadians as petty strife over tuition fees.  Outside of Quebec, not many people received or appreciated the messages that the students were sending with their impressive, massive and sustained collective action.  Considering the profundity and importance of their message, the popular dismissal of the strike […]

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