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Artists & Politics

Volume 41, Number 4: July/August 2007

“If social change is the agenda, then art must make up a large part of the toolkit,” writes Kevin Matthews in the introduction to this issue’s feature on Artists and Politics. Inside we have artwork from political poster-maker Rick Slye; activist, artist and traditional healer Shirley Bear; documentary photographer Darren Ell; and Palestinian artists Muthanna Al-Qadi and NidAl-Khairy, responding the 40 years of Israeli occupation. Also, Noam Gonick on the mural meltdown here in Winnipeg and Henry Heller on right-wing power in France.

Table of Contents


Opening Arguments

  • Farewell to Betty Mardiros
  • Right-Wing Power in Fran
  • Gary Doer’s Manitoba
  • Open Wounds

Arts and Politics

All That’s Left

  • Big Red
  • Glamour in the Slammer
  • Memewar
  • The U.S. Israel Lobby
  • Taking Back Sports

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