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Saima Desai is the current editor of Briarpatch Magazine.

  • Magazine

    Human rites

    Mainstream media is obsessed with figuring out who is really trans, forcing trans folks to prove their validity to cis people. The work of Briarpatch is to refocus the lens on trans issues that demand radical solidarity and action.

  • Magazine

    A pipeline to regret

    If you weren’t convinced before – simply by being an air-breathing, water-drinking human being – it’s now undeniable that we all have skin in this pipeline game. Trudeau has made us all potential shareholders in a leaky, aging piece of climate-cooking infrastructure.

  • Magazine

    Anything but empty

    Terra nullius is a lie. The Prairies have never been empty – they’ve always been teeming with anti-capitalist and anti-colonial resistance.

  • Blog

    Camped out for Justice

    Colten Boushie. Tina Fontaine. Countless others. “Something’s gotta change. Something more than fake promises and words.”