• Magazine

    Platforms for people, not profit

    Digital platforms boast that they’ve “democratized” cultural production. But getting to use something and having a meaningful say in its operation are two different things – and only one is really democratic. But what would truly democratic platforms and cultural production look like in Canada?

  • Magazine

    The city vs. Big Tech

    Activists kicked Amazon’s HQ2 out of New York City. They ran Google’s new campus out of Berlin. Now, in Toronto, #BlockSidewalk wants to send Google – and their new “smart city” – packing. The battle against Big Tech is emerging as the new front in the fight for the right to the city.

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    Decentralized and data-driven

    How CUPW is bringing union advocacy into the 21st century

  • Magazine

    Start-up nation, apartheid state

    Israeli R&D companies and their Canadian collaborators that appear to work toward clean energy or life-saving medical technologies are part of an economic infrastructure that both extends the physical occupation of Palestine and normalizes the inevitability of the Israeli state.