A profile of Tings Chak
Architect Tings Chak on imagining and designing a world without prisons.
If social justice movements are to succeed, they have to be right.
The film Flin Flon Flim Flam documents a bloody and violent trail of HudBay’s resource extraction practices.
Letter from the editor
How can social movements draw on established resources and on the wisdom of their members to propel an ethical redistribution of power?
Medical and social attitudes toward people with disabilities commonly – and dangerously – assume that bodily difference means a compromised quality of life. These attitudes translate into systemic discrimination that intensifies the vulnerability of people with disabilities. What, if anything, does Bill C-14, the legislation on medical assistance in dying (MAID), do to safeguard against abuse of vulnerabilities?
How settler-colonial states co-opt gay rights to legitimize occupation
Settler colonial states like Israel and Canada use homonationalism to position gay-friendly narratives and legislation as the justification of occupation and oppression.
Building social movements with one eye on the past and the other on the future
How can we improve our social movement cultures and our relationships with each other while learning from the past and creating for the future?
An autoethnography of gender identity and eating disorder treatments
The treatment Evelyn Deshane received for an eating disorder conflated body dismorphic disorder and gender dysphoria. In this autoethnographic essay, Evelyn explains how the diagnostic language of distrust and blame coursed through treatment and stifled crucial conversations about gender.
Libraries and archives can and should be leveraged by activists to access histories and records of dissent.
How does the settler state use the legal apparatus of inquests to justify colonialism?