Aalya Ahmad

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Feb 25, 2015
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Today, university adjuncts will feel their power

Aalya Ahmad
Today, February 25, is National Adjunct Day of Action. Calling all sessionals, contract instructors and allies! It's time to put an end to the national disgrace of two-tier teaching in higher ed.
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Nov 26, 2011

Big Charity: Who gets turned away at United Way?

Aalya Ahmad
'Tis the season for United Way workplace fundraising campaigns. But in Ottawa, a coalition of concerned people is asking: Is Big Charity getting too big for our communities?
News
Nov 25, 2011

A progressive dialogue: Occupy -- The struggle within

Aalya Ahmad
I have been energized, above all, by the people supporting the Occupy movement who I would never expect to see at the rallies, people who I felt I would never be able to make common cause.
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Oct 4, 2011

Occupy Wall Street: Noooo, Canada!

Aalya Ahmad
The Occupy movement isn't a unique and unprecedented struggle. It is part of something much bigger than whichever patches of paved paradise the protesters are on.
Blog
Oct 26, 2010

What I learned at the BDS conference

Aalya Ahmad
I attended the BDS conference in Montreal this weekend because I realized that I knew very little about this movement that is gaining such momentum all over the world.
Blog
Jul 3, 2010

Black and white and rage all over

Aalya Ahmad
It's been daunting to try to take in all that has been already testified, discussed, debated, ranted about, witnessed and reported of the G20 protests.
Blog
Jun 20, 2010

In praise of pro-feminist fathers

Aalya Ahmad
As one who embraces feminism, it's tough to reflect on fatherhood. There's the traitorous sense of being preoccupied with a politics of gender identity at the expense of real women.
Blog
Jun 18, 2010

The G8/G20 big cop party

Aalya Ahmad
The G8-G20 is not only an appallingly expensive photo-op for our world lead-weights; it is, in fact, a "Big Cop Party."
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