Meg Borthwick

Meg Borthwick (aka Rebecca West) is a babble moderator and has been a member of rabble.ca since 2001. She has a decorative liberal arts degree in Quoting Chaucer at Dinner Parties (English/Drama double major)from the University of Toronto, and has a piece of paper that says she has completed the extremely practical Non-Profit Management program at the University of Western Ontario. A veteran community radio broadcaster and journalist, Meg has devoted several decades to social justice advocacy and interminable board meetings. Despite being a socialist feminist, Meg enjoys such bourgeois hobbies as gardening, cookery and talking about real estate at social gatherings.

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Apr 19, 2021
Graphic of video conference. Image credit: Alexandra_Koch/Pixabay

Marking 20 years of political debate on babble

Meg Borthwick
From the World Trade Center attack in 2001 to the COVID pandemic, rabble's political discussion forum, babble, has discussed it all from a progressive perspective.
News
Jun 11, 2020
Image: Dirk Loop/Flickr

What's the future of food?

Meg Borthwick
A new book, "Uncertain Harvest," explores what needs to change about our global food system to fight climate change and feed everyone on the planet.
News
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.
Photos
Aug 30, 2017

Hundreds of Londoners turn out for anti-racist protest

Meg Borthwick
London police estimate that some 500 counter protesters turned out to protest a rally organized by white supremacists, Islamophobes and other hate groups who were vastly outnumbered.

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