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  • Umer Beigh

    Umer Beigh

    Umer Beigh is a journalist from Indian-administered Kashmir. He is a graduate of the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.

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  • Sara Birrell

    Sara Birrell

    Sara Birrell is a writer and student from southern Saskatchewan.

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  • Michael Bueckert

    Michael Bueckert

    Michael Bueckert is a PhD candidate in sociology and political economy at Carleton University.

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  • David Camfield

    David Camfield

    David Camfield is a supporter of socialism from below whose book We Can Do Better: Ideas for Changing Society was published in 2017. His website is prairiered.ca.

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  • Tenille K. Campbell

    Tenille K. Campbell

    Tenille K. Campbell is a Dene/Métis storyteller and photographer from English River First Nation, author of #IndianLovePoems, and is often found with coffee in hand, daydreaming about the next story.

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  • Matt Cicero

    Matt Cicero

    Matt Cicero is a writer, artist, activist, and a ritual abuse survivor. He has been involved in Indigenous solidarity organizing, and prison and police abolition. He blogs at stonesandsticksandwords.wordpress.com. He can be contacted at stonesandsticksandwords@gmail.com.

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  • Saima Desai

    Saima Desai

    Saima Desai is the editor of Briarpatch Magazine.

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  • Jessica DeWitt

    Jessica DeWitt

    Jessica DeWitt is a historian of Canadian and American environmental history. She specializes in park history.

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  • Ashleigh Giffen

    Ashleigh Giffen

    Ashleigh Giffen is an Anishinaabe/Pueblo/Icelandic creator. She studies Indigenous studies and creative writing at UBC Okanagan, on Syilx territories. She is a multidisciplinary artist and hopes to ignite readers through lenses of Indigeneity and dreamstate.

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  • Erica Hiroko

    Erica Hiroko

    Erica Hiroko is an emerging Japanese/Chinese-Canadian writer and a graduate of the Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University. She dreams about publishing a a novel or collection of short stories.

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  • Syed Hussan

    Syed Hussan

    Syed Hussan is a Toronto based activist. You can follow him on Twitter at @hussansk.

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  • Erin Innes

    Erin Innes

    Erin Innes is a writer, activist, and organic farmer. She lives in a small rural community on the Pacific coast.

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  • Kayla Isomura

    Kayla Isomura

    Kayla Isomura is a Vancouver-based photographer, currently exploring themes of intergenerational trauma and racialized identity. With a background in journalism, her interest in storytelling through multimedia has been deeply influenced by her roots as a fourth-generation Japanese and Chinese Canadian.

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  • Maxine Issiqut Sakuut Angoo

    Maxine Issiqut Sakuut Angoo

    Maxine Issiqut Sakuut Angoo is a proud Inuk woman who grew up in Whale Cove, Nunavut, a small community of 350 people. She was raised by her grandparents, Jack and Makki Angoo. She now lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba with her two daughters, Melody and Sivui.

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  • Kim Kelly

    Kim Kelly

    Kim Kelly is a writer, radical organizer, and labour activist based in New York City. She authors a biweekly labour column for Teen Vogue, has contributed to the New York Times, the Guardian, the New Republic, Rolling Stone, NPR, and others, and is currently the heavy metal editor at Noisey, VICE’s music and culture vertical.

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  • Emily Leedham

    Emily Leedham

    Emily Leedham is a labour journalist and organizer based in Treaty 1 territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is currently a member of the Fight for $15 & Fairness Manitoba organizing committee and the West Broadway Tenants’ Committee.

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  • Sarah Mann

    Sarah Mann

    Sarah Mann is a writer, artist, scholar, and activist from Sudbury, ON. She is a member of Maybe Too Loaded, a community-based, mixed-media arts collective, and of the editorial team at Working It, a zine by and for sex workers. Her work often focuses on poor people’s cultures, mental illness, sex work, and feminism. Sarah’s writing can be found in Briarpatch, This Magazine, rabble.ca, Tits and Sass, Digital Studies/Le champe numérique, and Canadian Theatre Review.

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  • Brandy-Lee Maxie

    Brandy-Lee Maxie

    Brandy-Lee Maxie is a Nakota Assiniboine mother of three from the White Bear First Nations. She is an entrepreneur, an artist, and a journalist/storyteller, but will also put her life on hold to live in a resistance camp from time to time.

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  • Julia Métraux

    Julia Métraux

    Julia Métraux is a writer and a student at The New School. She is a former member of Independent Jewish Voices. Her work has appeared in the Tempest, Alma, and JSource, among others.

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  • Jon Milton

    Jon Milton

    Jon Milton is a student, journalist, and union member based in Montreal. His writing and video work has appeared in the Montreal Gazette, rabble, the Media Co-op, and the Link, where he has also worked in the positions of opinions and managing editor. His work is primarily focused on grassroots social movements and the mechanics of institutional power.

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