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This is what NIMBY sounds like | Jun 28 2016 | Cathy Crowe | The NIMBY homeless variety is pure and simple discrimination. If we hear it, we should stop it.
Brexit was not about the EU. It was about Britishness | Jun 25 2016 | Raluca Bejan | Brexit was not for the EU nor against it. It was about British citizens representing their common and shared belonging, and about the affirmation of such belonging.
Photo: flickr/Viola Ng
McGill drops legal battle over access to information request | Jun 24 2016 | Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.
Photo courtesy of Murray Lumley
No more arms deals in Canada | Jun 23 2016 | Kevin Shimmin | "I understand why you are here. It's a horrible deal." Canada's continued participation in the arms trade needs to end. Kevin Shimmin offers his experience and perspective.
The most powerful case for the U.S. war resisters | Jun 23 2016 | Alex Kerner | 'Let Them Stay' is a powerful account of the war resisters and their campaign as well as an important political tool as our current government considers whether to allow former soldiers to stay.
Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/flickr
Saying no to Canada's death game | Jun 22 2016 | Matthew Behrens | In a reminder that the warfare state is never affected by who gets elected in Canada, the Trudeau Liberals are about to embark on a militaristic spending spree that will draw no opposition.
What is the VPD hiding? Pro-privacy groups are digging deeper for answers on Stingray use | Jun 21 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | VPD admitted it doesn't have the device, but recent revelations on RCMP use of Stingrays raise doubts on whether these devices have been used by other law enforcement agencies.
New committee will oversee spies: Start of a C-51 overhaul? | Jun 17 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government will set up a parliamentary committee to oversee all security and intelligence activities. But that will be just the beginning of fixing what is wrong with C-51.
Photo:  Jules Tomi/Demilitarize McGill's Facebook page.
Student seeks access to information on McGill military ties as legal battle begins | Jun 16 2016 | Sophia Reuss | After a four-year legal battle with McGill, former student Cadence O'Neal is set to appear before the Commission on Access to receive access to emails between McGill and private weapons contractors.
Photo: flickr/Michael Vadon
A distinctly American fascist seeks to exploit the Orlando massacre | Jun 15 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | When Donald Trump says Muslims are the enemy, not too-accessible automatic weapons, he may sound unhinged to many. But his rhetoric resonates with millions of Americans.
Photo: flickr/British Columbia Emergency Photography
CBSA ends participation in reality television show 'Border Security' | Jun 14 2016 | Sophia Reuss | The Cancel Border Security campaign has been working for three years to cancel the show, which exploits vulnerable migrants and citizens and violates their privacy and dignity.
Image: Stonewall riots, New York, 1969
Don't stop with gun control. After the Orlando massacre, security forces need to demilitarize | Jun 14 2016 | Nora Loreto | Queer bodies cannot be free when state security apparatuses are militarized.

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