Hans Rollman
Contributing Editor

Hans Rollmann is a writer and editor based in Eastern Canada. He's a columnist, writer and opinions editor with the online news magazine TheIndependent.ca. His work has appeared in a range of other publications both print and online, from Briarpatch Magazine to Feral Feminisms. In addition to a background in radio-broadcasting, union organizing and archaeology, he's currently completing a PhD in Gender, Feminist & Women's Studies in Toronto. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or @hansnf on Twitter.

Features // 9 Articles
Columns // 65 Articles
Reviews // 97 Articles
//Features

Personal Morality, Not Political Ideology: 'Doctor Who' and the Cold War | 27 May 2016 // 5:01 AM

How does a 2,000-year-old (give or take a few centuries) Gallifreyan Time Lord engage with the very human politics of mid-20th century class war?

The Empress Of Impossible Dreams | 16 Nov 2015 // 9:30 PM

Lorely Rodriguez (a.k.a. Empress Of) is a no-bullshit pop music storyteller for our modern age, and talks to PopMatters about the numerous cultural influences of her debut full-length Me.

//Columns

What Can Today's Activists Learn From the Vietnam Anti-war Movement? | 9 Apr 2017 // 9:30 PM

The lessons of the Vietnam peace movement are at risk of being distorted and forgotten, argues one of its founding voices.

Tina Turner Got It Right: We Don't Need More Heroes | 28 Mar 2017 // 10:00 PM

Jordan Flaherty's No More Heroes argues that the greatest danger to progressive movements often comes from within.

//Reviews

How Should the Story of Revolution Be Told? | 19 Apr 2017 // 5:30 AM

UK scholar Helen Rappaport combines thorough scholarship with the stylistic grace of a novelist, and the result is a riveting tale of the Russian Revolution that’s difficult to put down.

The Story of Hemingway and Dos Passos Is as Exciting as Any of Their Novels | 6 Apr 2017 // 3:30 AM

The Ambulance Drivers tells of how Hemingway would use literature to seize the world and Dos Passos would use literature to change it.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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