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Filling Data Gaps in the Nova Scotia Housing Crisis

As it stands, the province relies on small non-profits for data collection—we need more to address the crisis.

Student debt is a gateway to lifelong financial instability

The structure of student debt forces debt-holders into precarious financial positions early in life—and its difficult to get out

How Canada passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1923

1923 Chapter 6, The Chinese Exclusion Act and More | 1923

When it comes to higher education costs, tuition is just the tip of the iceberg

Making postsecondary education affordable means more than reducing fees

The seeds of global decolonization were planted after WWI

1923, Chapter 4: Global Challenges to Racism, 1919 - 1922

Communities fought white supremacy during World War I

1923, Chapter 2: Anti-Racism and the War | 1914 – 1916

10 years later: Lessons from the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster have not been heeded

It's been 10 years since an oil train killed 47 people in Lac-Mégantic. Decision-makers haven't learned the lessons of the disaster.

The pretense that Canada’s immigration system isn’t racist persists

Canada's immigration system is fundamentally based on exploitation of racialized workers.

Dawn of the Debt

Governments aren’t households—and their budgets don’t act like them

How to kill a zombie or the strange persistence of neoliberalism

Since the pandemic, many observers have proclaimed the death of neoliberalism—but is it really dead?

Vampire consulting firms in the public service

Like a vampire, consulting firms are suave and sophisticated actors that aim to gain the trust of their targets.