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May 26, 2020
Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. (Image: NIAID/Flickr)

Pandemic and climate crises unmask inequalities

David Suzuki
The outbreak is showing us the cracks in our systems, the fault lines. If we begin to address them, we'll be in a better place to respond to the longer-term climate and biodiversity crises.
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Mar 26, 2020
Author image: Jeff Hayward. Background image: Annie Spratt/Unsplash

Paul Weinberg on 'When Poverty Mattered'

Meg Borthwick
Meg Borthwick interviews journalist and author Paul Weinberg on his recent book, about anti-poverty research and activism in the 1960s and 1970s.
Blog
Mar 5, 2020
Image: Joe Flood/Flickr

Who is the 'Woman' on International Women's Day?

Khadijah Kanji
A category that accounts for half of the world's population can't capture the oppressions, needs and realities of all those within it. At best, this renders it useless -- at worst, harmful.
News
Dec 12, 2019
The corner of Russell and St. George streets in Toronto, near the former location of Praxis's office. Image: City of Toronto Archives/Flickr

The break-in at Praxis Corporation

Paul Weinberg
In December of 1970, the offices of anti-poverty organization Praxis Corporation were broken into and set on fire. Who was responsible?

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