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Op-ed: Cutting government spending is out of step with economic times

February 22, 2017 — 
Economists: The mantra about belt-tightening and sacrifice to balance the books may be intuitively appealing, but it reflects an outdated understanding of the role of government in a modern economy.



CBC: Manitoba Hydro’s walking on a tightrope — or is it?

February 21, 2017 — 
Economist John Loxley provides insight



CBC: Giving workers unpaid days off ‘not pleasant … but fair,’ says former Ont. premier

February 17, 2017 — 
Professor emeritus Paul Thomas shares his thoughts



Wpg Free Press: Unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba

February 13, 2017 — 
Poet Jennifer Still is leading a unique architectural tour of the University of Manitoba campus this winter


Canadian and U.S. flag image from Photo Phiend/Flickr.

Should academics boycott U.S. conferences if the travel ban is in place? Public forum discussion on Feb. 15

February 13, 2017 — 
The discussion will serve as an opportunity for fellow academics to debate what is an ethical response to the actions and proposed action of the new U.S. administration

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From White Balloon movie

Film screening, White Balloon

February 9, 2017 — 
Join us for a film screening of Nihad Ademi's White Balloon on Feb. 15 at 4:30 p.m.

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A temple in the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria is destroyed by ISIS

Destroying antiquities, explaining ISIS

February 8, 2017 — 
Professor Tina Greenfield gave a recent campus lecture arguing why we should care about ISIS destroying artifacts in the “cradle of civilization"

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Steve Lecce answers questions during the political studies lecture series

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Real world problems and political studies

February 6, 2017 — 
The political studies department has launched a new initiative aimed at members of the campus community


Marc Grellert gives the opening lecture for the Synagogues in Germany exhibit

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Doors Open on Virtual Synagogues Exhibit

February 2, 2017 — 
The exhibit brought in from Germany by Adam Muller and Stephan Jaeger has opened.

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A full audience at the Institute for the Humanities

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A Leisurely Chat with a Couple of “Slow Professors”

February 1, 2017 — 
Maggie Berg and Barbara K Seeber, authors of The Slow Professor, visited our campus last week for discussion of their recent book.


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