Letter from the editor
Building social power is not about securing a politician’s ear.
Beyond the nuclear family
What would it mean to live in a society that embraced mothers as whole people, that created communities of care and commitment beyond the nuclear family?
Cruising public transit
Our era of government-sanctioned gay tourism exists alongside homophobic violence and state crackdowns on the queer commons. Josh Mentanko explores the erotics of mass transit in Mexico City and the fault lines between government agendas and gay practices.
What is the historic gathering of activists and organizers meant to achieve?
Myanmar migrants on the margins
A photo essay on a migrant village built in a dump in Thailand.
The Tsilhqot’in fight for Fish Lake
The Tsilhqot’in Nation’s successful efforts to stop a copper and gold mine at Fish Lake.
While Prime Minister Mackenzie King visited with Adolf Hitler in the summer of 1937, Canadian radicals of every stripe were volunteering to support and fight for working-class liberation in the Spanish Civil War. Among these were the Communist physician Norman Bethune and the former Nova Scotia steelworker Alexander A. MacLeod. With the help of children’s illustrations, they co-founded a transatlantic effort to care for the war’s orphans and child refugees.
A Mi’kmaq resurgence in action
A grassroots Mi’kmaq resurgence is bypassing Indian Act leaders to protect the land and confront the colonial power that operates through the revolving door between government and industry.
A shining model of what journalism as a practice of solidarity can look like.
When good intentions fail
We must embrace instead of dismiss uncomfortable knowledge that calls into question the framework of virtuous educators and troubled Indigenous students.