Was one high-profile advocacy video the undoing of Invisible Children, or was it the final straw for an NGO whose work was built on misplaced intentions? Andrew Green visits northern Uganda to find out.
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Video Killed a Star Charity: The downfall of Invisible Children

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Was one high-profile advocacy video the undoing of Invisible Children, or was it the final straw for an NGO whose work was built on misplaced intentions? Andrew Green visits northern Uganda to find out.
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Five things to know about Canada’s new Foreign Minister, Stéphane Dion

From his approach to war and the environment to his history of record-setting, this is what you need to know about the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. By Nadine Habib.
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Q&A: Economic growth — magic or model?

An interview with economist Dambisa Moyo on the state of inequality and the solutions in our midst. Part of our in-depth series, The Politics of Inequality. 
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In search of economic dignity in the Middle East

Bessma Momani explores the link between change and demographics in her new book, Arab Dawn: Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend They Will Bring. We share an excerpt here.
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Four ways Trudeau can build on Harper's foreign policy successes

As much as they differ, the Liberals and Conservatives also share similar views on policy. Accordingly, Canada’s new Prime Minister should embrace past successes, as well as failures. By Matthew Bondy.

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Indigenous Games

For The Globe and Mail, Stephanie Nolen reports from the first ever World Indigenous Peoples Games, held in Brazil. Sporting events were the highlight, but the Games also provided a venue for native cultures from around the world to learn more about each other and the issues they face in their respective home countries.

Dark forces in the Holy Land

In the New Statesman, Ari Shavit examines how the breakdown of forces responsible for the relative calm of 2007-2014 means that ‘if we do not resume the march towards peace, we will find ourselves in a horrific, all-consuming war.’

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Canada as a Voice for Peace and Development?

Nov. 7, 2015, Toronto
A post-election conversation with the Hon. Lloyd Axworthy, former Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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A New Northern Vision: Canada's Role in the Circumpolar World in an Era of Rapid Change

Nov. 10, 2015, Saskatoon
A dinner and presentation with Ken Coates, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.
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TPP, Copyright and Innovation: Are Canadian Creators or the Public Interest at Risk?

Nov. 12, 2015, Waterloo
Featuring Michael Geist, Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa and Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law.

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