Progressive politics, ideas & culture


Stuck in a news filter bubble? There’s an app for that

Celie Deagle

New Twitter app Echology aims to diversify news sources on the social media site

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Canada’s pioneer myth

Daniel Panneton

Canadians are raised to be proud of our history, attending festivals, fairs, and field trips to learn more about our colonial past. But our collective celebration may be bolstering our country's racist tendencies

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Rainbow chainmail draped over a cross during a community vigil for victims of alleged serial killer Bruce McAurthur. February 4th, 2018

ACTION SHOT: Mourning loss in Toronto’s LGBTQ communities

This Magazine

At Toronto's vigil for the victims of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur

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What This Magazine contributors and alumni have been writing

This Magazine

A rundown of books, both forthcoming and recently released, by the This family

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How a federal bill intends to curb sexual misconduct on the Hill and abroad

Courtney Dickson

A look inside Bill C-65

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Comedy is a reflection of our society. It’s time for it to get with the times

Hillary Di Menna

Racist comedy isn't funny—it's just degrading, and it's time for it to change

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Dear art thieves: Stop stealing my work!

Hana Shafi

On the unnecessary theft of original artwork online

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What’s the true cost of clean drinking water for Canada’s First Nations?

Anwar Ali

The Indigenous water crisis, by the numbers

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In Victoria

Meet the woman walking 8,000 kilometres across Canada to raise awareness for Inuit issues

Samantha Scalise

Lorraine Loranger has just 2,418 kilometres left to go in her trek

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You won’t be seeing me at the Infinity Mirrors exhibit in Toronto. Here’s why

Jessica Bloom

The wait-to-reward ratio is skewed, and I'm not buying it

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The best and worst of Canadian happenings: May/June 2018

Sara Tatelman

In this edition: union wins, the end of a Greyhound era, and more

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May’s newsmaker: Jody Wilson-Raybould

Amy van den Berg

Canada’s minister of justice is under fire after commenting on the acquittal of Colten Boushie’s killer, Gerald Stanley

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REVIEW: Jordan Tannahill’s new book explores the limbo between life and death

Aaron Broverman

Inside Liminal

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REVIEW: Novel gives a voice to Japanese-Canadians in a post-war world

Jemicah Colleen Marasigan

Inside Floating City by Kerri Sakamoto

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EXCERPT: Searching for beauty

Marcello Di Cintio

From Marcello Di Cintio's Pay No Heed to the Rockets

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How one company brings theatre to Vancouver’s Deaf population

Kevin John Siazon

Theatre Interpreting Services aims to make theatre inclusive for all

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REVIEW: New memoir uses multiple mediums to discover the meaning of ‘home’

Alicia Elliott

Inside Chelene Knight's Dear Current Occupant

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“Am I Inuk enough?”

Sarah Rogers

On the complex process of language reclamation among Canada's Inuit

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Social enterprise in Canada is booming, finally

Samantha Scalise

What it means for Canadian businesses, and why consumers need to pay attention

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