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Artsfest 2016

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Book Club – Chapter 7 Summary

Chapter 7 – The Rebel Defiant This chapter examines key players in the WkiLeaks hacks. “Those associated with WkiLeaks are routinely stopped – often at international airports – and attempts are made to recruit them as informants (pg. 176).” “The persecution of Assange and WikiLeaks and the practice of extraordinaty rendition embody the evisceration of Read more…

Book Club – Chapter 6 summary

Chapter 6 – Vigilante Violence  “The view of ourselves as divine agents of purification anointed by God and progress to reconfigure the world around us is a myth that remains firmly embedded in the American psyche (pg. 144).” “We suffer from a dangerous historical amnesia and self-delusional fantasies about the virtues and goodness of ourselves Read more…

Book Club – Chapter 5 summary

Are you ready for Book Club? Come join us at McNally from 7-9pm on March 24th. Chapter 5 – The Rebel Caged  Hedges starts this chapter talking about his discussion with prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, America’s best-known political prisoner. Hedges was not permitted a pencil or paper during his four and half hour conversation with Abu-Jamal, Read more…

Book Club – Chapter 4 Wages of Rebellion summary

Book Club is going strong! Our next book club meeting is this upcoming Thursday, March 24th at  McNally from 7-9pm. Chapter 4 – Conversion “Empathy is the most important asset (pg. 90/91).” “Albert Camus said that no rebellion can take place without his “strange form of love” (pg. 91).” “Kasrils, a stocky bull of a man, Read more…

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Food Waste No More

Each year, about half of all the food produced worldwide is wasted, with $31 billion worth of food wasted each year in Canada alone (David Suzuki Foundation, n.d.; Vuchnich, 2015). Meanwhile, millions of people around the world are living every day without enough nutritious food to eat in order to sustain a healthy lifestyle – Read more…

Book Club tomorrow!

Want to Join the book club? You still can! Read all three chapter summaries posted so far and then feel welcome to join us at McNally tomorrow at 7pm! Sign up at the main desk for a discounted late-comers rate! Chapter 3 – The Invisible Revolution  In this chapter Hedges talks about what is means Read more…

Just Reads- Wages of Rebellion- Ch 2

Chapter 2 – Post-Constitutional Era In this chapter, Hedges provides examples of those who have tried to fight the injustices of government and the oligarchic corporate elite, yet have failed due to the corrupt tyranny that exists among the ruling elite. Hedges calls our current era, post-constitutional, because it is impossible to work within the Read more…

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