POLITICAL Edition Show References

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Lookng for more? Here’s some of the material featured in our most recent Lost Words: POLITICAL Edition on January 26th! Click here for the references for Lost Words: SEX and here for Lost Words: RELIGION.

Yes, that TIME article on banning the word “feminist” was real! Read it for yourself here.

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is available at the Vancouver Public Library and on online. The Anne Frank House organization’s website has a ton of information about the house in Amsterdam, her diary and her life.

Despite various bans and censorships Mein Kampf is readily available in libraries and online if anyone is looking for an example of particularly bad writing!

Here’s an article about Mein Kampf going on sale in Germany for the first time in 70 years.

And an article on the actor Serdar Somunco who performs a satirical reading of Mein Kampf.

For any German speakers out there you can watch his performance here! (at least we think that’s what this video is!) 


My Name is Rachel Corrie is available at UBC’s Library and online.

Craig Corrie, Rachel Corrie’s father, wrote this letter to the Guardian about the late Alan Rickman.


Here's the Pussy Riot video


The Living Theatre, now in it’s 70th year can be found online here.

Judith Malina’s Full Moon Stages: Personal notes from 50 years of The Living Theatre can be found through The Living Theatre’s website and is available on Amazon.

You can watch a snippet of their seminal performance, Paradise Now here.


And the music...

Nina Simone medley, including: Turning PointMy Baby Just Cares for MeHow it feels to be freeMississippi Goddam 

Donald Trump’s “Freedom Call”

WARNING: This annoyingly catchy song may get stuck in your head for the rest of the day 

That’s all for now! We’ll see you next time at Lost Words: CANADA on March 22nd.


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