• Magazine

    The Queer Film Festival Quandary

    Queer film festivals on the Canadian Prairies are being squeezed: facing scarce funding and pressures to grow, many are turning to big corporations for funding. But what happens to anti-oppressive queer politics when the purse strings are held by capitalist interests?

  • Magazine

    Academia, Inc.

    Canadian universities are increasingly resembling corporations. How can academics resist the neoliberal project?

  • 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

    Drug War Capitalism

    Anyone seeking to understand capitalism’s evolving capacity to consolidate and extend its power must come to terms with the drug war.

  • Blog

    Reinventing universities from below: A conversation with Alan Sears

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

  • Magazine

    Why Board Games, Why Now?

    In a wired world, why are so many people playing board games again?

  • Blog

    Locked Arms & Open Hearts (For Ayotzinapa)

    Students from the Okanagan Valley mobilize for Ayotzinapa

  • Magazine

    The Rise of Philanthrocapitalism

    Why have our cities become increasingly stratified places, where farmers’ markets flourish amid escalating inequality and skyrocketing housing costs?

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Blog

    Generation War or Generational Justice?

    Generational justice will be key to any escape from the sinkhole of 3 decades of neoliberalism.

  • Magazine

    The politics of precarity

    The Urban Worker Strategy proposes a sweeping suite of overdue federal policies that respond to the plight of temps, freelancers, interns, part-timers and other flexworkers who flit from gig to gig, shift to shift, contract to contract, with no guarantee of income or future work, let alone access to benefits or pensions.

  • Blog

    Anti-fascist fitness?

    The fitness industry and the obesity panic are two sides of the same coin, both signs of a serious contempt for the body – at least in its natural state.