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All the Names, by José Saramago (1997)

Saramago published this book at the age of 75, the year before he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He’s the sort of writer who gets described as “importan...

Piperade

This recipe is from one of our favourite cookbooks, Chocolate and Zucchini by Clotilde Dusoulier (2007), which is based on the blog of the same name. Dusouli...

Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline (2011)

This one’s for the geeks, especially those born in the 1970’s and grew up immersed in 1980’s nerd culture. Cline has created a world where the best shot at b...

Anti-Oppression Audit workshop notes

In no particular order, here’s a brain dump of ideas gleaned from the workshop “Not the IRS! Anti-Oppression Audits”, presented by the Anti-Oppression Resour...

Respect for treaty rights

The collective where I work was recently invited to bid on a contract for the 1 Law 4 All political party of New Zealand. We declined their invitation; here’...