Monday, March 1, 2021

Governmental and civilian complicity in the Uyghur genocide

This week, Canada became the second country in the world to recognize the treatment of the Uyghur population in China’s Xinjiang province as genocide after...

Reflecting on the misogynistic and conspiratorial responses to the Indian farmers’...

Since last September, more than 250 million protestors have crowded the streets of Delhi to overturn three new agricultural laws set forth by the Indian government....

Aung San Suu Kyi is a reminder that the fight for...

On February 1, Myanmar’s armed forces, the Tatmadaw, performed a coup by detaining democratically elected members of Myanmar’s ruling party, the National League for Democracy,...

In honour of Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Years ago, I was in an emergency care unit, on the brink of death. Today, I can look back, grateful I had been given...

Fig. 1.2 Black Skin Diagram (After Claudia Rankine)

tattoo treaties are the inks signed to my skin. fingers poised; pulping morning bursts to pores, burning from the driest of shafts. research-based; loamy soil bears...

Spotlighting Black women and the important work they do today

In recent times, we have all seen and felt the devastating effects of Black tragedy. From George Floyd to Breonna Taylor, countless names of...

Reflecting on the education of Black identity in Canada

Well before the “bird and the bees” talk, Black children, like my sister and I, were sat down and taught about race. When you’re...

Recapping one full year of the Covid-19 lockdown

Exactly one year ago, on January 25, 2020, the first reported case of Covid-19 was identified in Ontario, Canada. When I first heard the...

America may have a new driver, but the warning lights are...

Just two weeks after the Capitol was ravaged by conspiracy-addled Trump supporters, Joe Biden was inaugurated into office. His speech brought a voice of clarity to...

Cultural appropriation continues to occur, and it highlights the power imbalances...

Last week, an American company called The Mahjong Line, based in Dallas and founded by three white women, sparked a major controversy online about...

We should blame our governments for the pandemic failure—not the other...

As the world celebrated the end of 2020, I was not partying but alone in my room. The normally lively Nathan Phillips Square was...

U.S. Capitol siege: What happens when the online bubble pops?

Perhaps I’m being optimistic, but I think we’ve finally hit rock bottom.  On Wednesday, January 6, shortly after 1 pm, thousands of Trump supporters gathered in front of...

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