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Jul 4, 2014
Photo: flickr/Erin Rikard

Reflecting on the last healing walk, organizers see hope

Eriel Deranger
Melina Laboucan-Massimo
People from across Alberta, Canada and the world took part in the final tar sands healing walk this June. Five years after the first walk, two organizers reflect on what the action has accomplished.
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Jun 16, 2014
photo: flikr/Lev Gurevich

My Maidan

Myrna Kostash
From Perestroika to the Orange Revolution to Maidan, Myrna Kostash reflects on the way Ukrainian peoples' resistance movements are portrayed inaccurately by media.
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May 27, 2014
Photo: flickr/Ontario NDP

OPSEU President says 'Horwath has courage'

Warren Thomas
Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, has a different take on Andrea Horwath and her approach: He commends her resolve, courage and determination.
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May 1, 2014
Photo: Brent Patterson

Remembering Dan Heap on May Day

Brent Patterson
The late Dan Heap was arrested, along with a group of activists, for an anti-greed action on May Day 1996. Brent Patterson was with him at that action. Here are his remembrances of Dan Heap.
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Apr 14, 2014
Photo: flickr/Kris Krug

CBC: Life support or the killing floor?

Talin Vartanian
When you've been working for the CBC for over 30 years, you've seen a lot of cuts. One producer shares her thoughts on what can be done to keep Canada's public broadcaster running and relevant.
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Apr 8, 2014

Why I protested austerity in Quebec

anonymous
On April 3, protesters took to the streets to peacefully protest Quebec's austerity politics. The protest quickly turned chaotic when the Montreal police arrived. This is one person's account.
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Apr 4, 2014
Image courtesy of Jonathan Dyck

Is this the end of unpaid internships?

Cynthia Spring
Cynthia Spring is one of the unpaid interns let go from The Walrus last week. Frustrated with much of what is being said, Spring captures the contradictions and complexities of unpaid internships.
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Mar 24, 2014

Goodbye my friend, Ali Mustafa

Lia Tarachansky
Lia Tarachansky says goodbye to her friend Ali Mustafa, a progressive Toronto photojournalist who was killed in Syria March 9.
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Mar 10, 2014
Photo: flickr/vanish.hide

Remembering people's journalist Ali Mustafa

Justin Podur
Justin Podur remembers photojournalist Ali Mustafa as a person who always went there with a story and put himself with the people instead of above the people he was writing about.
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Feb 7, 2014

To our Anishinaabemowin teachers: We are listening

Robert Animikii Horton
Teacher deserve all the praise they can get! But Robert Animikii Horton can't help but feel that one particular kind of educator goes underappreciated: Our Anishinaabemowin teachers.
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Jan 29, 2014
Photo: flickr/Shaun Merritt

I'm Jamaican but it's not Rob Ford's patois that offends me

Dr. Lisa Tomlinson
Rob Ford speaking Jamaican may enhance his image as "down-to-earth" (not), but it should not discourage us from critically examining issues such as politicians friending socially marginalized groups.

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