Indigenous activists discuss environmentalism and allies
Is Indigenous land reclamation a form of environmentalism? How does Indigenous resurgence relate to left-wing political traditions?
Letter from the editor
How can we become the ancestors future generations demand that we be?
Can a new campaign curb the fossil fuel industry?
Leading activists discuss the strengths and possible pitfalls of a burgeoning campus movement to have universities divest from the fossil fuel economy. Can the campaign succeed?
What is the worth of a human life when it is cast out from the ranks of the employed?
In the wake of the economic meltdown of 2008, what does unemployment teach us about who we are and what our lives mean?
Science as human curiosity, as authority, and as business
In the midst of the Harper government’s war on science, we must reconsider how science is done today, how it might it be done in a better society, and what its role is in the struggle for a just and sustainable world.
From 1902 to the present
A graphic timeline of intersections between science and the political left from 1902 to the present.
Assessing the G8’s new agricultural policy
How will subsistence farmers like Ninsiima Florence fare under the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition?
Organizing for tenant control
Through strategic organizing, tenants can win increased legal protections from eviction, funding for new social housing, and, eventually, the full control of their own homes. In concert with other movements, these efforts can help build the organizing skills and collective power that are necessary to challenge a political and economic system that privileges property and those who own it above all else.
A northern harvest under threat
The majority of Canada’s wild rice is grown in the lakes of northern Saskatchewan, where changing weather and industrial development threaten the traditional harvest.
Gladys Radek won’t stop until there is justice for Indigenous women
Following the loss of her 22-year-old niece, Gladys Radek has set out on a series of coast-to-coast treks seeking justice for the hundreds of missing and murdered Indigenous women across Canada.