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    150 Years of Resistance

    Insurrections, protests, occupations, and revolts against Canada

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    Not Here To Party: Canada 150 Confronted

    A Canada 150 intervention. Letter from the Editor.

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    Cannibal 150: Exposing the Canadian Windigo

    Indigenous peoples have been battling Windigo – a haunting, cannibalistic beast – for far longer than 150 years. Windigo is at the core of the Canadian government and society, and the best defence against it is Indigenous resurgence.

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    The Midinette Spring

    Industrial Montreal was a hotbed of cheap, easily exploited women’s labour. “You’ll never organize girls,” labour leaders were warned. But Rose Pesotta was determined to try “a woman’s approach” to unionizing.

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    Pretty Faces, Grisly Interests

    Has Trudeau changed anything about Canada’s foreign policy in Latin America?

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    The Truth About Treaties

    A researcher accessed hundreds of documents revealing the Canadian government’s internal position on historic treaties. Negotiations in bad faith: confirmed.

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    150 Years Of Mad Love

    Mad people’s history holds up a mirror to the exalted Canadian story of universal health care, revealing a movement led by people finding and providing care for themselves and each other.

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    What Will It Take to Embolden and Strengthen the Left?

    The Courage coalition wants to transform the social and economic configuration of Canada. In an interview, two members discuss the efforts to focus, embolden, and strengthen the left.

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    Two Kids’ Books About Residential Schools Reviewed by a 10-Year-Old

    Two books about residential schools are reviewed by 10-year-old Tanson Pitawanakwat Acoose.

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    Canada 150 Opposed in Katarokwi

    Idle No More–Kingston/Katarokwi is building momentum against the celebrations around John A. Macdonald and Canada 150.

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    Front Line Freedom

    A warrior and a journalist speak about the path ahead for Indigenous resistance.

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    Briarpatch’s Growth Spurt

    When you see the path ahead…

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    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?

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    What’s Happening to Sanctuary?

    Immigration justice activists are pressuring city councils across Canada to create sanctuary cities. Can undocumented migrants rely on promises that municipal service providers won’t co-operate with the Canada Border Services Agency?

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    The Mighty Fight for Muskrat Falls

    The Inuit, Innu, Métis, and settler communities around the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project depend on the watershed for hunting and fishing. The stakes for protecting the water just got higher and the fight is far from over.

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    The Herd at the Pen

    When Stephen Harper’s government shuttered prison farms across the country without a coherent explanation, some saw an opportunity to transform them into animal sanctuaries.

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    Infiltrated!

    When the Indigenous Peoples’ Solidarity Movement of Ottawa was infiltrated by a police officer, organizers were left feeling betrayed and paralyzed. How did they rebuild and strengthen their movement?

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    Dark Matters

    Simone Browne’s book offers an excellent alternative account of modern surveillance.

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    Talking Back to the Citizenship Oath

    What is expected of people at the Canadian citizenship ceremony?

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    The Queer Film Festival Quandary

    Queer film festivals on the Canadian Prairies are being squeezed: facing scarce funding and pressures to grow, many are turning to big corporations for funding. But what happens to anti-oppressive queer politics when the purse strings are held by capitalist interests?