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[25 Jul 2008 | Comments Off | ]
HTO | Participation/precipitation: Can community-based arts help keep us afloat? — Human River

Human River crossing Harbord Street. Photo by HiMY SYeD

Photo will be published in the upcoming uTOpia compilation #4: HTO focusing on Toronto’s relationship to water.
It appears alongside an essay by Liz Forsberg & Georgia Ydreos.
The essay’s title is Participation/Preciptation: Can community-based arts help keep us afloat?
HTO is published by Coach House Books.

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[13 Jul 2008 | Comments Off | ]
Canada: American Military Deserters Not Welcome

By James Joyner, Outside The Beltway
If you’ve volunteered for service in the U.S. Armed Forces but don’t actually want to go to war, don’t count on hiding in Canada.
The Canadian government’s effort to remove [U.S. Army deserter James Corey] Glass contrasts with the warm reception given to deserters and draft avoiders from the United States during the war in Vietnam. And although the war in Iraq has very little support among Canadians, the situation of Mr. Glass and others who abandoned their military positions provokes …

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