Political Action


Pandemic and politics: centring the grassroots

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.
Apr 23, 2020
A New Jersey National Guard airman provides traffic control at a COVID-19 testing site in Holmdel, N.J., March 23, 2020. Image: The National Guard/Flickr

COVID crisis states: The authoritarianism pandemic

Jeff Shantz
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.
Apr 21, 2020
Image: Suzy Hazelwood/Flickr

Politics and writing in the time of COVID-19

Gary Engler
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.


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