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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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  • Everything Is So Political - Exclusive Excerpt by Susi Lovell

    Posted on May 16th, 2013

    May is short story month, and since we’re just at the half-way mark, there’s probably no better time than now to share an excerpt (or two, maybe) from our very first collection of short fiction, Everything Is So Political, edited by Sandra McIntyre.The idea behind the collection…

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  • Bill Carroll - Blind Eye Forward

    Posted on May 9th, 2013

    Bill Carroll is a longtime friend and supporter of Fernwood Publishing. He’s created an original song and music video titled “Blind Eye Forward.” Here’s Bill’s description of the project:“The six-minute production is a minor blues with jazz inflections courtesy of guitarist Wes Carroll (who also produced…

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  • Arnold August Wins Journalism Award

    Posted on March 18th, 2013 in Awards

    Montreal Journalist Arnold August Wins Prestigious Journalism Award(Halifax, Nova Scotia) March 18, 2013 – Fernwood Publishing is pleased to announce that Montreal journalist and Fernwood Publishing author Arnold August has been presented with the Distinción Félix Elmuza (the Félix Elmuza Award). Created by the Cuban Council of State in 1979,…

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