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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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Dec 20, 2013
photo: flickr creative commons Melissa Eder

Why we shopped second hand

Jessica Rose
For the second year in a row, my dad's side of the family committed to buying second hand, which meant combing thrift stores, vintage boutiques, flea markets and antique stores for the perfect gift.
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Dec 9, 2013
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Mandela : Vers la liberté

Aziz Salmone Fall
Remembering Mandela. Montreal's Aziz Salmone Fall remembers Mandela's influence on his life, his city, and the world. This article is published here in French only.
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Dec 6, 2013
Image: flickr/Michael Stewart

Mourning in action: 11 reflections on December 6

various
What are the future steps toward ending violence against women? rabble asked a diverse panel of women their thoughts on December 6 and the future steps in the fight to end violence against women.
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Nov 27, 2013
Photo: flickr/Skakerman

Open Letter: Why I don't participate in Movember

Riaz Sayani-Mulji
With November winding down, Riaz Sayani-Mulji names the reasons he chooses not to participate in Movember and counts islamophobia, rape culture and transphobia amongst those issues.
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Nov 8, 2013
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'Boys will be boys:' Rob Ford and toxic masculinity

Steph Guthrie
Rob Ford's violent behaviour and oppressive comments seem to be a result of toxic masculinity. If we want more gender diversity in politics, we need to value character traits in non-binary ways.

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