Matthew Behrens

Dec 18, 2015

The blacklist was a many-gendered affair

Resistance films reveal that the blacklist was not merely a Hollywood phenomenon, but one that affected people from all walks of life. Overlooked in this history are the women who suffered under it.
Nov 25, 2015

Canada's deluded wars of November

As the Trudeau government promises to continue funding the illogical, anti-human enterprise of war, the social costs of such massive investments continue to reveal themselves.
Jul 27, 2015

Canadians get on board the torture train

Just before the annual orgy of Canada Day self-celebration this year, the Pew Research Center released a shocking poll result, revealing that over one-third of Canadians supported the use of torture.
Book Review
Apr 2, 2015

How Canada lets people get tortured

Matthew Behrens
The remarkable story of Mohamedou Ouid Slahi is one of wisdom, humour and despair. In this memoir, Slahi relays a tale of human resilience under the most appalling conditions at Guantanamo Bay.
Dec 22, 2014

No room at Canada's inn

For refugees worldwide, the same demeaning sign is hung at the entrance of far too many countries, including Canada: you are not wanted, you are not admissible, you are undesirable, you are dangerous.


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