Jessica Rose

News
Dec 20, 2013
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Holiday gift guide

Jessica Rose
Trust us, you don't have to be a craft expert to avoid consuming this holiday. Here are just a few of the many ways to keep your holiday gifting sustainable, ethical and economical.
News
Dec 20, 2013
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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.
Book Review
Aug 25, 2011

Stopping sex violence in schools

Jessica Rose
Hey, Shorty! is a must read book for parents, educators and young boys and girls who live the reality of an often unsafe and oppressive public school culture.
Blog
Jun 8, 2011

Slutwalk Hamilton draws hundreds

Jessica Rose
Just over two months after the first SlutWalk took place in Toronto, approximately 400 demonstrators gathered in front of Hamilton's City Hall before marching through the streets of downtown.
Book Review
Apr 22, 2011

Veganize it!

Jessica Rose
Part two of this series features books that make it easier for home cooks to embrace a vegan lifestyle and give readers the confidence to create meatless versions of their favourite recipes.
Book Review
Apr 15, 2011

Chowin' down vegan style

Jessica Rose
Just like any good chef, a vegan chef needs to be equipped with the right tools: fresh plant-based ingredients, a sharp knife, and -- of course -- a few good books.
Book Review
Mar 11, 2011

Breaking the feminist mould

Jessica Rose
Each of the contributors in Feminism FOR REAL share their own -- often unsettling -- truths, revealing the ways in which they have felt alienated and oppressed within mainstream feminism and academia.
News
Jan 31, 2011
Fighting to keep pension rights for retired steelworkers and to support workers locked-out since November, 10,000 demonstrators -- including the new mayor -- rally in Hamilton. Photo: Jessica Rose

Hamilton vs. U.S. Steel

Jessica Rose
Fighting to keep pension rights for retired steelworkers and to support workers locked-out since November, 10,000 demonstrators -- including the new mayor -- rally in Hamilton.
Book Review
Dec 2, 2010
Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists

'Small, radical acts' drive big changes

Jessica Rose
Save the world. These three words have slipped off the tongues of well-meaning parents for decades. This is a good thing, right? Maybe not, argues Courtney E. Martin, author of Do It Anyway.
Book Review
Apr 16, 2010
Hipless Boy by Sherwin Tjia

Hipless in Montreal

Jessica Rose
Set against a backdrop of urban Montreal, The Hipless Boy is a collection of 45 semi-autobiographical short stories by Sully, the pen name of poet, graphic novelist and illustrator Sherwin Tjia.
Book Review
Mar 4, 2010

Mapping feminism

Jessica Rose
Girldrive inspires readers to define feminism and womanhood for themselves, and get behind the wheel, ready to change the world.
Book Review
May 29, 2009

Puritanism preoccupied

Jessica Rose
Jessica Valenti's latest takes on purity-pushers encouraging readers to value women for the positive roles they play in society and not for their chastity.
News
Feb 11, 2009

Seeger still singing after all these years

Jessica Rose
The crowd at the Hill Auditorium, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, erupted into a standing ovation the second 89-year-old Pete Seeger took to the stage.
Book Review
Jan 22, 2009

Christina McCall: 'Feminist in arms'

Jessica Rose
Though journalist Christina McCall may best be remembered for her in-depth coverage of the Liberal Party, she also covered issues of urban planning, Canadian nationalism, and of course, feminism.
Book Review
Dec 4, 2008

Keeping it real

Jessica Rose
Teen fiction often reads more like a Brett Easton Ellis novel than a Judy Blume, thankfully, some publishers are offering alternatives to these tales of hyper-consumptive youth.

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