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History Slam 207: Navigating Online (Mis)Information

http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/History-Slam-207.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBy Sean Graham Over the past two years, the onslaught of misinformation has increasingly attracted public and government attention. From the Covid pandemic, to election results, to protest movements, we are bombarded by a daily avalanche of information and it can be, at times, challenging to distinguish reputable sources from those peddling nonsense. Many… Read more »

Reading Canadian History in Isolation

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Donald Wright Billing them as tonics to our unnerving times, newspapers around the world are keeping pandemic reading lists. When the Globe and Mail invited Margaret Atwood to weigh in, she recommended In the Lateness of the World, a new poetry collection by Carolyn Forché. But, she quickly added, Forché’s poetry can be “pretty dire.” Indeed, the image of a… Read more »