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Standing up to blaring hate

When the first trucks rolled in on January 28, I knew something bad was coming our way. What I didn’t realize at the time was that nobody had a plan to stop them.

Grow through what you go through

Addressing and sorting through the Freedom Convoy's wreckage is a job that belongs to all white people in Canada.

The wellness-to-white-supremacy pipeline is alive and well

Wellness influencers like Angela Liddon of Oh She Glows threw their support behind the trucker convoy—and considering the white supremacist origins of wellness, that’s no surprise.

Federal Budget 2022: What we're watching for

This budget could herald the beginning of a Pearsonian period of progressive policy making

Profit squeeze: Excess corporate profits are making inflation tougher for Canadians

Twenty-six per cent of higher inflation for Canadian households is being driven by excess profits

Priorities that should be reflected in the Nova Scotia 2022-23 budget

Nova Scotians deserve a government that learns the lessons of the past to build a better tomorrow

Settler Work: Equity and safety gaps in Canada's public transit systems

Exploring the structural, organizational and systemic barriers to equitable public transit service, using the Thunder Bay system as a case study.

What's driving inflation and how Ottawa can push back

Prepared remarks to the House of Commons finance committee's study on inflation

WTO compromise on TRIPS waiver is a disgrace

After 18 months of haggling, a leaked counter-proposal covering only vaccines has global health advocates fuming

Two years into COVID-19 and the need for long-term care reform couldn’t be more urgent

Canada needs to take the profit motive out of the long-term care system

Is the ‘Freedom Convoy’ a sign of inequality-fuelled escalation of violent class conflict?

Resentment over growing wealth and inequality in Canada helped to generate sympathy toward the Convoy insurrection

Pandemic, privatization and people power

A brief history on the attack of Canada’s public transit system and how we’re trying to defend it

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