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Allan Bérubé, 1946-2007: Against The Current vol. 135
Kinsman, Gary
An inspiring and broad-ranging queer historian, Allan Bérubé died at the age of 61 on December 11, 2007. He left us with major contributions of exciting historical work, but also important unfinished ...
Ban of Russian Olympic Team: Cold War at its "Best"!
Vltchek, Andre
The West is using both old and new tactics to demonize and discredit all of its opponents, in what is becoming a new Cold War.
The Costs of McCarthyism: Against The Current vol. 85
Wald, Alan
Many Are the Crimes is far more than just an incisive diagnosis of the interlocking components of the historical era known as “McCarthyism.” Yeshiva University historian Ellen Schrecker has also produ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 13, 2016: Sports and Politics
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Sports and politics have always been intertwined, though perhaps never as much so as in the current era. In the modern sports era, survival and success depend largely on the favour of corporations, wh...
Rebels Without a Cause: The Assault on Academic Freedom
Vigo, Julian
Examining current academic culture which falsely labels "words as violence" and how it is affecting acedemic freedom, notably by some who think of themselves as being on the left, who are employing t...
Satan's Silence: Ritual Abuse and the Making of a Modern American Witch Hunt
Nathan, Debbie; Snedeker, Mike
About the wave of hysteria over alleged satanic abuse of children which hit the United States in the 1990s.
Sex, Scandals and Power: #MeToo Mania and the Democrats' "Resistance"
A wide range of behavior -- including flirtation and innuendo, a vulgar text or a crude joke, not to mention unpleasant sex -- is being lumped together with real crimes of coercion and assault. Those ...
The Sixteenth Puerto Rican Political Prisoner: The Case of José Solís: Against The Current vol. 81
Ruiz, Carmelo
On Friday, March 12, 1999, a new name was added to the list of fifteen Puerto Rican political prisoners currently held in American jails: José Solís Jordán. That day, a federal jury in Chicago found S...
The Un-Canadians: True Stores of the blacklist Era
Sher, Len
Details the blacklisting which took place in Canada during the Cold War years.
Witch Hunt
A documentary about unfounded allegations of satanic abuse of children.

Sources Library

Academic mobbing, or how to become campus tormentors
Seguiin, Eve
If you’re a university professor, chances are fairly good that you have initiated or participated in mobbing. Why? First, because mobbers are not sadists or sociopaths, but ordinary people; second, be...
Suppressing TVO video, stifling free speech, is making Wilfrid Laurier unsafe
Haskell, David Millard
The university is wrong to castigate a grad student and teaching assistant for showing to her students a debate on TVO’s The Agenda that featured controversial professor Jordan Peterson.
Thought police strike again as Wilfrid Laurier grad student is chastised for showing Jordan Peterson video
Blatchfor, Christie
A Wilfrid Laurier University teaching assistant has been identified as “transphobic” and sanctioned for last week showing her class an excerpt of a video debate involving the controversial University ...