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Vietnam War

Mother's Day tribute to a brilliant immigrant mom

Michelle Pham paints the portrait of her mother, a fiercely intelligent woman (fluent in Russian, Chinese and English) who escaped Vietnam for a better life.

CODEPINK co-founder Jodie Evans on women in activism

North America's leading female activist says women are "first responders" when it comes to standing up for peace and justice.

RCMP spied on famed literary scholar Northrop Frye

Newly released files show Mounties included U of T prof among New Left targets, amassed hundreds of thousands of files during the Cold War.