in their own words

May 26, 2021
Protesters at Black Lives Matter rally in Trafalgar Square, July 2020. Image credit: john crozier/Unsplash

When we were young

Shama Naqushbandi
I was nobody -- impressionable and uncut, fresh from constitutional law and letter writing. I still believed I could change the world.
Jul 20, 2018
Photo: Charles McVety on Twitter

Suffer all ye Ontario children

Antonia Zerbisias
Charles McVety, the so-called “evangelical leader” who delivered unto Doug Ford a social conservative Christian base, is less about loving the poor and disadvantaged and more about promoting hate.
Jul 17, 2018
Photo: Patrick Feller/Flickr

Tracy Latimer's killer does not deserve a pardon

Carmela Hutchison
Her father, believing he acted out of "mercy" when he killed her, was judge, jury and executioner. Now he says he is being victimized because his second-degree murder conviction is public record.
Jul 16, 2018
Photo: Rick Chung/Flickr

Last call at the Ivory Tower

Jessica Parish
For my final two years of my PhD I decided I’d rather bartend than teach in the post-secondary sector. Why? Because I needed time and money to continue writing and bartending made better sense.
Jun 29, 2018
The south façade of the Ontario Legislative Building. Photo: Benson Kua

Thoughts on hate as Doug Ford is sworn in at Queen's Park

Barâa Arar
That intimate relationship between legislation, extreme political rhetoric, and the rise in hate crimes as shown by Donald Trump’s America, is exactly why I am afraid of a Ford majority government.


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