• Magazine

    Hope, Fear, and the Donation Paradox

    Relieved not to be fighting Harper’s grim conservative agenda, many donors have pulled back from contributing to progressive organizations since Trudeau’s election. What can donations reveal about broader political involvement to keep up the struggle in seemingly more hopeful times?

  • Blog

    A Win For Tenants

    Tenants in Toronto have long been exploited by landlords imposing skyrocketing rent increases. Organizers have just secured a victory – and there’s more to come.

  • Magazine

    The New Threat Threshold

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

  • Magazine

    Obsidian Stone Wiya

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

The Latest

  • Announcement

    Help Briarpatch Host a Climate Change Fellow!

    Briarpatch has won a Fellowship prize to write about climate change in Saskatchewan, and now we need your help!

  • Announcement

    Student Summer Job: Publishing Assistant

    We’re hiring a full-time Publishing Assistant for the summer, starting June 1st. Applicants must be based in Regina, SK, and be full-time students last term and next term. See full description for all the info.

  • Announcement

    Submit for September!

    Briarpatch is looking for submissions for our September/October issue. Submit by May 1.

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    Briarpatch at Mayworks

    Briarpatch is co-presenting Packingtown at Mayworks Toronto!

Current Issue

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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