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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Ikechi Mgbeoji

Ikechi Mgbeoji is an associate professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University and author of Global Biopiracy: Patents, Plants and Indigenous Knowledge (University of British Columbia Press, 2005).

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Ikechi Mgbeoji

Tobacco Blowback

How colonial trade turned a sacred plant into a toxic threat April 2013
Smoke Signals: The Native Takeback of North America’s Tobacco Industry is one of those rare labours of love, rich in materials, insights and wisdom and yet most likely to be ignored by “scholars.” It is the irony of contemporary academia that some works that are the products of practical experience and sweeping insights suffer benign neglect on the basis that they lack the form and framework of “academic rigour.” This paradox may explain why author Jim Poling…