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July 25, 2021 • Media Co-op

More Money for Layered Policing in Surrey

Racial and Class Profiling

» Story: by Jeff Shantz

July 15, 2021 • Media Co-op

Fighting TMX and rejecting colonial law

Facing charges in court in August, Secwepemc and Nlaka'Pamux grassroots community members continue resisting Canada's TMX pipeline

» Story: by David Gray-Donald

July 2, 2021 • Media Co-op

Canadian Police-Involved Deaths in June, 2021

» Story: by Jeff Shantz

June 30, 2021 • Media Co-op

How Canada is bad, even if people want to come here

» Story: by David Gray-Donald

June 30, 2021 • Media Co-op

Excerpt: Canada in the World (Introduction)

Settler Capitalism and the Colonial Imagination

» Story: by Tyler A. Shipley

June 12, 2021 • Media Co-op

Pandemic work refusals, and how to build capacity for more

Work refusals are a key tactic in the fight for safety and dignity on the job. They have been used during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, though infrequently. Rank-and-file organizers continue to build capacity for that kind of militancy, as they look to meet the crises to come.

» Story: by Daniel Sarah Karasik

June 7, 2021 • Media Co-op

Tenants fight back: lessons in tenant organizing from three cities

Taking on landlords can feel like an impossible task, but these organizers are winning battles, and a bigger wave of tenant organizing could acheive even more

» Story: by Sophie Birks

June 1, 2021 • Media Co-op

Canadian Police-Involved Deaths in May 2021

May was the deadliest month of 2021 yet, with at least 10 people being killed or dying through police actions

» Story: by Jeff Shantz

May 31, 2021 • Media Co-op

Call for Pitches

TMX & Resistance

May 31, 2021 • Media Co-op

Call for Editor -- EXTENDED!

Indigenous editor, short-term contract, TMX pipeline series

May 22, 2021 • Media Co-op

Vancouver, Anti-Asian Hate Crime Capital of North America

With some calling the coronavirus “the Chinese virus” and blaming Asians for just about anything and everything, anti-Asian hate crimes in Vancouver spiked to an eightfold increase in 2020 compared to 2019. Many more anti-Asian hate crimes incidents are believed unreported

» Story: by Mildred German

May 19, 2021 • Media Co-op

ANALYSIS: Policing is Racist and Colonial Violence

Criminalizing the Families of Craig McDougall and Colten Boushie

» Story: by Jeff Shantz

May 15, 2021 • Media Co-op

Which side is Manitoba Metis Federation President David Chartrand on?

Chartrand has once again backed the settler colonial state rather than listening to his own people, write Emelia Fournier and Cam Cannon