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By Jim Teeple 

Forty years ago Tuesday, June 5, the 1967 Arab-Israeli War began. Lasting just six days, the war was an unqualified victory for Israel and a complete defeat for the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. As VOA's Jim Teeple reports, nowhere did the war have a greater impact than in Jerusalem, where - 40 years later - the future of this historic city and its residents remains unresolved. (Full Story)

by Desmond Morton, Emeritus Professor
Department of History, McGill University 

Except for a few years during the Second World War, when Stalin made himself Hitler's ally, and Communists around the world quit fighting Fascism and allied themselves with Nazism, Canada never banned the Communist Party. Ontario's brief experience of persecution had been a lesson. It was not hard to persuade a judge that Tim Buck and the CPC leadership had defied Section 94 of the Criminal Code and most had received long prison sentences. (Full Story)

By Nigel Rapport, Director, Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies, Concordia University, Montreal
Photo by Andrew Dobrowolskyj
‘Cosmopolitan study’ is that Kantian anthropology of humanity which considers ‘the human’ to exist as a complex singularity over and above proximal categorizations and identifications of nation, ethnicity, class, religion, gender, locale, and so on. Professor Nigel Rapport, Founding Director of Concordia’s Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies, and Canada Research Chair in Globalisation, Citizenship and Justice, examines the concept of cosmopolitanism for ®. (Full Story)
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