These are difficult, dangerous times. The undocumented, the poor and communities of colour face COVID-19 infection on a daily basis, with practically no safety net.
By conflating boycotts and other pro-Palestinian activities with anti-Semitism, as it does in its 2019 audit of anti-Semitic incidents, B'nai Brith Canada undermines the fight it claims to champion.
It took a lawsuit at the Superior Court level to push Toronto to commit to enforceable physical distancing in shelters.
Prisoners across the country have raised concerns about the conditions they are experiencing and expressed their frustration, anger and fears over the health risks they face.
This Mother's Day let us recall the radical origins of the day and the women who proclaimed it to be a day to challenge war and militarism.
Homeless people across the country remain at risk in the pandemic, necessitating legal action by Toronto advocates.
May 5, 2020
Our next discussion will focus on the issues of the food chain and food security, as well as how the pandemic affects racialized and Indigenous communities in a disproportionate way.
Hoarding and price gouging are foundational to a capitalist system, one governed by the logic that the limitless capacity to accumulate is the impetus for human innovation and productive activity.
Some governments are using the context of COVID-19 to make a range of moves that are explicitly authoritarian, exerting controls over communities that are struggling to get by.
Gary and Yves Engler, father and son authors, discuss being funny, being serious, cancelled book tours, exploding sacred myths, pandemics, their latest books and writing in the time of COVID-19.