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    Working With Your Hands

    The only way to survive is to make a living wage and I can’t do that unless I sell my hands, my back, and my brain as a skilled labourer.

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    Do Activists Really Need Theory?

    Theory can help activists stay involved in social change work.

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    What to Make of Germany’s Ban of Linksunten Indymedia

    The attack on freedom of the radical left press that we should pay attention to.

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    The End of the Line

    The government ditched the STC without lining up alternatives, counting on private companies to step up. This isn’t how it went for other Crown sales.

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    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.

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    Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

    The Saskatchewan government has circumvented the decision of the Northern teacher education program.

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    Who Are We Marching For?

    Lessons from Vancouver’s Women’s March on Washington.

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    Toward a World of Many Worlds: The Women’s March in Saskatoon

    In the future, we may be able to point to the Women’s March on Washington in Saskatoon as the critical moment when all our scattered struggles came together as we realized how capitalism, colonialism, patriarchy, imperialism, and heterosexism are interconnected.

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    Winterizing is Political

    As winter descends, #NoDAPL water and land protectors are preparing for a long haul resistance against the violence of the military, police, and capital.

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    Can the NDP help millennials?

    NDP MP Niki Ashton has wrapped up her national tour on the problem of precarious work facing millennials in Canada. Should we hold out hope for an NDP-led solution to working class precarity among young people?

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    Chasing the National Energy Board out of Montreal

    An interview with activist Alyssa Symons-Belanger after her release from arrest.

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    The Husky Oil Spill: Just One of 18,000

    Understanding the pipeline spill that has sparked a water crisis in communities along the North Saskatchewan River.

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    Onward and Upward!

    A triumphant update – and a call to sustain!

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    The Stories We Tell

    How can the act of storytelling build social movements?

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    An Update on Fundraising

    We’re almost there!

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    We’re in trouble.

    Briarpatch is in an urgent financial crunch.

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    Interview with Colonialism No More - Regina Solidarity Camp

    Three weeks into setting up a solidarity camp at the INAC office, activists in Regina are standing strong for Indigenous youth.

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    Debriefing Black Lives Matter Toronto’s 15-day occupation (Part 2)

    Part 2 of 2 of an interview with two Black Lives Matter Toronto organizers.

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    Debriefing Black Lives Matter Toronto’s 15-day occupation of police headquarters (Part 1)

    Part 1 of 2 of a Q&A with two members of the BLMTO Steering Committee.

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    Your Mama Wears CSA-Approved Safety Boots

    What does it say when the easiest part of the life of a mother in a neoliberal city is starting a new job in the trades?