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  • Miami Herald Weighs in on Cancelled Kimber Interview

    Posted on September 18th, 2013 in Interviews

    The Miami Herald just ran this piece about Stephen Kimber’s cancelled interview on NPR-affiliated WLRN talk show. The station cancelled the interview, saying that Kimber’s book, What Lies Across the Water, was too “incendiary” for listeners.Here’s some choice quotes from Miami Herald blogger Marc A. Caputo“…

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  • NPR Affiliate Cancels Interview with Stephen Kimber, book "too incendiary"

    Posted on September 17th, 2013 in Interviews

    As any of you who follow our books and our authors likely know, Stephen Kimber, author of What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five, is wrapping up a week of speaking engagements on the US East Coast (including last night’s appearance at MIT with Noam Chomsky).

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  • Response to “Creating a Transcontinental North American Working Class Movement” by Dan La Botz

    Posted on August 20th, 2013

    This is a response to Dan La Botz’s review of Continental Crucible, written by the authors, Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui.We hoped that our book, Continental Crucible, would open up a discussion of the future of the North American Left and labor movement, a discussion that is…

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  • Paypal Transactions Regulated by the U.S. Government: Raising the Issue

    Posted on July 25th, 2013

    Did you know that based on U.S. government regulations, Paypal has the authority to monitor your transactions? We were unaware of this until recently – and now we want to share this information with you.

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  • Global Research Interview with Arnold August, author of Cuba and Its Neighbours

    Posted on June 13th, 2013 in Interviews

    Global Research has just posted Part One of a two-part interview with Arnold August, author of Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion.Part Two is also available here: http://www.globalresearch.ca/obama-the-most-effective-of-two-evils/5337796It’s a great, highly informative read, and we’ve posted it here. Be sure to…

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  • Finding a Way out of the Copyright Mess

    Posted on June 13th, 2013

    At last week’s Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities in Victoria, BC, we had printed and handed out our take on the ongoing, divisive debate currently taking place around Access Copyright and the use of books in the academic setting. We want to share this open letter to…

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  • Upcoming Events

    Posted on May 28th, 2013

    Both us here at Fernwood and our authors are going to be busy attending conference, hosting talks, launching books and staffing book displays this summer.Here’s a list to help you keep track.Latin American Studies Association – May 29–June 1, Washington D.C. Stephen Kimber (What Lies Across the Water)…

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  • Happy 40th Anniversary Briarpatch!

    Posted on May 23rd, 2013

    We’d like to send a huge congratulations to our friends over at Briarpatch for 40 years of important, progressive and critical writing. We know perfectly well how challenging it is to remain fiercely independent, especially in publishing, especially in Canada and especially if you’re publishing the kind of material…

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  • "Future of World Capitalism" Lecture in Russia

    Posted on May 21st, 2013

    Here’s a video of Alan Freeman and Radhika Desai, author of the recently published Geopolitical Economy, speaking in Moscow about several issues, including Thatcher’s death, and introducing the “Future of World Capitalism” book series.

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  • Susan Dodd Wins Atlantic Book Award

    Posted on May 17th, 2013 in Awards

    We are positively thrilled to announce that Susan Dodd, author of The Ocean Ranger, has won the Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing. The awards were given out last night to a packed house, and we’d like to send our congratulations to all the other winners as well.For…

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