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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Yutaka Dirks

    Yutaka Dirks

    Yutaka Dirks is a tenant rights organizer, journalist and writer whose work can be found in Alberta Views, THIS, rabble.ca, Ricepaper Magazine, the Journal of Law and Social Policy, and elsewhere.

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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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  • Khadijah Kanji

    Khadijah Kanji

    Khadijah Kanji holds a masters in social work. She works in research, programming, and public education on issues of Islamophobia, racism, transphobia/homophobia and other areas of social justice.

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  • Daniel Karasik

    Daniel Karasik

    Daniel Karasik (they/them) is a writer and organizer in Toronto. Their poetry appears in recent issues of The Puritan and Plenitude Magazine, and was shortlisted for Briarpatch’s Writing In The Margins contest earlier this year. They are a co-facilitator of Artists For Climate & Migrant Justice and Indigenous Sovereignty, a new initiative to support the independent work of Toronto-area artists pursuing transformative political projects.

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  • Jill MacIntyre

    Jill MacIntyre

    Jill MacIntyre is a soon-to-be masters student in geography from Prince Edward Island who’s passionate about climate justice, food sovereignty, and the ocean.

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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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  • Savannah Stewart

    Savannah Stewart

    Savannah Stewart is a student in journalism and creative writing at Concordia University. She is the coordinating editor at The Link, Concordia’s independent student-run publication, and a born and raised Montrealer. She tweets at @Sav_Eden_S.

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  • Angel Sutjipto

    Angel Sutjipto

    Angel Sutjipto (she/they) was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. They’ve been playing limbo with U.S. immigration authorities since 2003 and are over it.

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  • Mirusha Yogarajah

    Mirusha Yogarajah

    Mirusha Yogarajah is a Tamil kid who writes to heal. She likes Bananagrams, cheese plates, and her friends.

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