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Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter

Life without humor is sort of like life without breathing, and the more extreme the conditions, the more likely some humor will erupt. That been said, as… 156 more words

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I forgot I bought this book last month, and I’m currently on it.

I really didn’t expect much about it, but OMG it’s going awesome so far. 199 more words

June 9: Something Fierce fundraiser

What: Fundraiser for Carmen Aguirre, author of Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter
When: 730-10PM, June 9, 2014
Where: 3102 Main Street at Heritage Hall, Vancouver… 107 more words

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Book Clubs + Canada Reads

As a Ph.D. student and an educator, I (Pooja) find myself mostly reading academic journal articles or student writing these days. While I enjoy reading both types of text, I miss reading for pure pleasure; in particular, I miss reading novels. 317 more words

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DEMOCRACY NORTH: New Year's Special Part II — Charlie Angus on Senate Scandal—Carmen Aguirre on Chile's Sept 11—Maude Barlow—Nelson Mandela's legacy

DEMOCRACYNORTH.NET  »  Democracy North is a weekly independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week’s top grassroots headlines and interviews produced by our team of journalists this week on Media Mornings daily broadcast. 218 more words

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something fierce by carmen aguirre

memoirs of a revolutionary daughter

“My mother insisted on bringing her daughters with her, and not only that, on having another baby while living underground. As far as she was concerned, a woman shouldn’t have to choose between motherhood and revolution. 516 more words

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Media Mornings: Wed Sept 11, 2013 --- 40th Anniversary of Chilean Coup --- Carmen Aguirre, Alfonso Osorio, David Heap, Terry Engler

W2MEDIA.CA  |  Today’s 7-8am Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm: Remembering the military coup that violently overthrew the Socialist Government of Salvador Allende, and established a brutal dictatorship. 70 more words

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