• Blog

    Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

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

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    School Dispatch

    Police officers are stationed in high schools across Toronto under the guise of ensuring school safety. With powers to search and arrest students, they criminalize student conduct and build mistrust and alienation among marginalized students.

  • Magazine

    Mexico’s Education Standoff

    When Mexican teachers went on strike to protest President Enrique Peña Nieto’s neoliberal education reforms, the state, backed by major financial institutions, cracked down in a bloody attempt at democratic suppression. What does the teachers’ fight signal for the future of public education?

  • Magazine

    How Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

    Asking a different kind of question about the future.

  • Magazine

    Higher Education’s Silent Killer

    Audit culture makes academics more compliant and steers them away from social engagement. University faculty have a duty to resist, and doing so will require breaking some of their own habits.

  • Magazine

    A New School for Wet’suwet’en Youth

    The iCount High School on the Moricetown reserve in northern B.C. puts education back in the community, allowing youth to stay in the village instead of travelling to the school in Smithers.

  • Blog

    Reinventing universities from below: A conversation with Alan Sears

    Universities are not designed to meet student needs and that must change.

  • Magazine

    Exploitation at First Nations University of Canada

    Sessional instructors at FNUniv, a federated college of the University of Regina, are paid less than other sessionals at the U of R.

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    Prairie Spring: Revitalizing the student movement in Saskatchewan

    Skyrocketing tuition fees, corporate control, and colonial collaboration are crippling post-secondary education in Saskatchewan, but students are starting to push back.

  • Blog

    The Canadian Cult of the Entrepreneur

    Entrepreneurship holds no answers for the problems faced by young people today.

  • Magazine

    An Education in Gentrification

    Cuts to public services, rising housing costs, the corporatization of education, and police repression do not affect all people equally. Racialized communities like Toronto’s Regent Park bear the brunt of the neoliberal transformation of our cities.

  • Blog

    Culture of arrogance and hypocrisy thrives in University of Saskatchewan governance

    A culture of arrogance, hypocrisy, and secrecy thrives in the governance structure of the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Magazine

    Talking about residential schools today

    We must embrace instead of dismiss uncomfortable knowledge that calls into question the framework of virtuous educators and troubled Indigenous students.

  • Blog

    Against TransformUS: A timeline of student resistance

    Charting the student movement at the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Magazine

    The neoliberal education mash-up

    What do open plan schools, standardized testing, and public-private partnerships have in common?

  • Magazine

    University of Regina set to endorse Israeli occupation?

    Hebrew University is a shocking choice for a collaboration in public safety management, say Palestinian students.

  • Blog

    Passion capitalism on campus

    Last year, Ryerson University, where I teach, won a Passion Capitalist Award. When I first saw this posted on the university website, I thought the Ryerson public relations machine might be dabbling in satire. Sadly, this was real.

  • Blog

    A homegrown genocide

    The nutrition experiments conducted by the Canadian government on malnourished Native children are part of a long history of experiments in nation-breaking that continue to target children. Being open and honest about what was done to these children and their families is a first step in truth telling about our shared past.

  • Magazine

    Calling all our superheroes

    I am often conflicted as an educator. As a Native woman, I consider the current system of education in Canada to be inherently colonial, and I hate my role in perpetuating it.

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    Social spaces summit

    Through the intersections of social centres, strategies for change emerge.