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Confronting the crisis of violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada

The inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls is long overdue and is testament to the leadership of Indigenous women and communities who have spent decades calling for an inquiry.

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Gender violence and the U.S. military in the Philippines

February 16, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the region and an interview on gender violence and the U.S. military in the Philippines.
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'The Butterfly Prison' reignites hope for a better, more just world

The Butterfly Prison

by Tamara Pearson
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Tamara Pearson is an independent left journalist from Australia who writes about Latin America. Her novel, The Butterfly Prison, set in Sydney, weaves together three different threads. In the following spoiler-filled review, I discuss each thread.



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Black Lives Matter - Toronto

October 14, 2015
| The Black Lives Matter movement started in the U.S. in 2012. In the past three years, it’s become a global movement. Pascale Diverlus is co-founder of the Toronto chapter.
Length: 11:56 minutes (10.93 MB)
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