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The Company of Others

An extraordinary and moving book about the transforming power of family and community on "vulnerable" individuals--the mentally challenged, the mentally ill, the elderly--and how these efforts enrich ...

Only a Beginning

Drawing on a wide-range of anarchist publications, Only a Beginning is the first comprehensive overview of anarchist theory and practice in North America from 1976 to the present. Compiled and edited by ...

The Last Pentacle of the Sun

On May 5, 1993, in West Memphis, Arkansas, three eight-year-old boys were brutally murdered. They were found bound ankle to wrist with their own shoelaces, severely beaten, and dumped in a nearby stream. ...

Spree

Ten years ago, Faith Popcorn declared "the end of shopping" in her bestselling book The Popcorn Report. But from the looks of things, shopping is as pervasive as ever; we are a culture obsessed and beguiled ...

Out of the Darkness

The fearless monsters we think are our kind
The changes we take, the evil we love
The insane things we have all done
No one has won.
-Megan

Teen suicide has long been considered one of society's darkest ...

Stan Douglas: Every Building on 100 West Hastings

The 100 block of Vancouver's West Hastings Street is the gateway to one of the most contested and controversial inner-city neighborhoods in North America--Vancouver's infamous and impoverished downtown ...

Where Fire Speaks

On the wild river that divides Namibia from Angola, members of the Himba tribe herd cattle as they have done for hundreds of years. The women wear thick coils of jewelry and skirts of animal skin; there ...

In a Queer Country

In terms of rights and freedoms for queers, Canada holds an international reputation as among the most liberal of nations. Yet this picture of harmonious gay and lesbian assimilation is nothing if not ...

The Face in the Mirror

"When I look in the mirror, I don't know who I am. "
-Kerri
Being a teenager in today's complex world is a difficult enough task, but adopted teens have a unique struggle: to discover their identity and ...