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    Modern Treaty Politics in the Yukon

    How does the state deploy politics of recognition to maintain control of Indigenous peoples and their land?

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    Bombardier in Israel

    Bombardier is contracted to supply trains for a high-speed rail line in Israel that will travel across the Green Line and through the occupied West Bank – a blatant violation of international law. While Palestinians are fighting against this newest iteration of dispossession, many Canadians are financing and profiting from Bombardier’s activities.

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    The New Threat Threshold

    What Project SITKA reveals about the basis of pernicious surveillance of Indigenous activists

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    Decolonizing the Toilet

    At the University of Cape Town in South Africa, the student-led Fallist movement is seeking institutional transformation that would uproot the deeply embedded ideological traces of apartheid and colonialism.

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    The Anti-Somali Feedback Loop

    The feedback loop between harmful media representation and legislation has imposed a massive burden on Somalis who arrived in Canada to escape war. For 30 years, it has impacted employment prospects, access to education and housing, and the freedom to swiftly rebuild lives.

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    The Bonnot Gang

    Reviews of The Bonnot Gang: The Story of the French Illegalists by Richard Parry and Without a Glimmer of Remorse by Pino Cacucci reveal compelling insights into the history of French illegalists.

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    Obsidian Stone Wiya

    Creative non-fiction winner of the 2016 Writing in the Margins contest.

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March/April 2017

What Project SITKA reveals about the basis of pernicious surveillance of Indigenous activists. University of Cape Town’s student movement for decolonization. Writing contest winners: creative non-fiction and poetry! Bombardier’s complicity in Palestinian dispossession. Plus staying aware of reproductive rights rollbacks, book reviews, and more!

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