Reviews

Kent Monkman The Big Four review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Monkman cheekily takes on the Calgary Stampede while recognizing the ongoing incarceration of Canada's Indigenous peoples.
Enough is Enough book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Dietz and O'Neill highlight a practical approach to consuming fewer resources.
Pandora's Promise film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
A controversial pro-nuclear documentary aims to reframe America’s complicated relationship with nuclear development.
Canicula film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Director Jose Álvarez captures the deep rooted rituals of the Totonac people in Mexico while discovering encroaching threats to their culture.
Metamorphosen film review AlternativesJournal.ca
In September 1957, a nuclear waste storage tank exploded in Southern Ural Russia. More than 50 years later, Sebastian Mez documented the abandoned area.
Bitter Seeds film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
The third instalment of the "Globalization Trilogy" follows an Indian farmer who is struggling to stay alive in a world of genetically modified seeds, farmer suicides and skyrocketing debt.
e-wasteland film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
David Fedele funded, produced, directed and edited this exposé of a community that relies on e-waste to survive.
Beautiful Corn book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Anthony Boutard offers a nostalgic history of corn, interspersed with recipes, photos and sketches.
Black Ice review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
David Blackwood's majestic east coast etchings will be at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria from May 3 to Sept. 8, 2013.
The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Climatism book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
A review essay on three books about warping the reality of climate change.

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