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  • Get That Freak: Homophobic Bullying in Schools

    Posted on October 26th, 2010

    As mentioned last week, Rebecca Haskell and Brian Burtch have agreed to do some guest blogging right here on The Fern Blog. Check out the entry below, then check out their amazing and incredibly important book, Get That Freak.There has been an intense amount of media interest focused on…

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  • Canadian Dimension Red Carpet Gala Awards Dinner

    Posted on October 21st, 2010

    Our friends and allies, Canadian Dimension Magazine, are hosting their 2nd annual “Red” Carpet Gala Awards Dinner on November 13th. See the poster for more info. The dinner will host Paul Moist, National President of CUPE and tickets are available from 204.957.1519 or jpatterson@canadiandimension.com.

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  • John Sorenson interrogated by The Vegan Police

    Posted on October 19th, 2010

    How’s that for an attention grabbing headline? Don’t feel too tricked. John Sorenson was interviewed by The Vegan Police, a pretty cool blog/radio show/organization.Click here to read the interview.

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  • Chris Benjamin: Bloggin' From the Road - Part 3

    Posted on October 19th, 2010

    Chris Benjamin strikes back with part 3 of his Drive-by Saviours book tour blog diary!We left Lachutes in what we thought was plenty of time. But we hit Friday afternoon rush-hour traffic at the outskirts of Montreal. “City squirrels go to the cottage and their kids come back from school,”…

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  • Homophobia and Bullying in High Schools

    Posted on October 18th, 2010

    Rebecca Haskell and Brian Burtch, authors of Get That Freak: Homophobia and Transphobia in High Schools, have done a slew of TV and radio appearances this past week. With homophobia, transphobia, the violence of bullying and the tragic suicides that have resulted from bullying becoming increasingly common in the mainstream…

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  • David Hugill - Live from the Winnipeg Radical Book Fair

    Posted on October 18th, 2010

    David Hugill was in Winnipeg for the Radical Book Fair and he delivered a great talk about the media coverage and failed state response to the Pickton murders in Vancouver. Thanks to Ethan at CKUW’s Black Mask: The Frequency of Resistance for the audio. Video supplied by Fernwood’s…

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  • Chris Benjamin: Bloggin' from the Road - Part 2

    Posted on October 14th, 2010

    Drive-by Saviours author and book-touring machine Chris Benjamin is still out on the road! Here’s his latest report from the road.I’m writing from Lachutes, Quebec, about 40 km northwest of Montreal. A good friend of mine is Superintendent of a golf course here and he’s putting me…

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  • Chris Benjamin: Bloggin' from the Road!

    Posted on October 6th, 2010

    Chris Benjamin, author of Drive-by Saviours, has been doing some serious touring for since the release of his book. The guy’s been reading and signing his across the Maritimes, Ontario and Quebec. Chris just sent us this piece he wrote about being an author on the road. So check…

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  • Gord Hill Interview on APTN

    Posted on October 5th, 2010 in Interviews

    During his visit to Winnipeg, Gord Hill was extremely busy. He spoke his book launch for 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance, gave talks at the University of Manitoba and the Institute for Urban and Inner City Studies, and gave a talk at the Winnipeg Radical Book Fair. Somehow he managed to…

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  • Fernwood on the Radio

    Posted on October 5th, 2010

    Two of our authors are interviewed on Canadian Dimension’s Alert! radio program. John Warnock discusses the how’s and why’s of the Canadian/American role in the Afghanistan War, and Elizabeth Comack talks about racialized policing in Winnipeg.Check it out here.

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