“Enhanced interrogation techniques,” or torture, remain in use by multiple intelligence services. Still, these techniques do not work and have destroyed our values, credibility, and humanity.
Canada has been applauded for labelling the right-wing group the Proud Boys as a terrorist organization. A bold move, and arguably an important one, but hardly sufficient. The issue of extremist right-wing and white supremacist groups in Canada is not new nor is the Proud Boys an isolated anomaly. Its
The discovery and creation of medicines have been an essential aspect of the human experience since 2600 BCE. Without the development of medicines and treatments like aspirin, smallpox vaccinations, and anesthesia, both the history and the future of the human race would be very different. These treatments, however, have not
The emergence of allyship The events of 2020 revealed the centuries of systemic oppression that people of colour (POC) routinely experience in their everyday lives. The institutions that enforce systemic oppression, like education, justice, and healthcare, are rooted in a hierarchy of race that places more value on the lives
The threat of environmental doom in the face of the climate crisis has led to an overwhelming public desire to participate in environmental activism. Nonetheless, the collective struggle has been reshaped and scaled down into a private economic issue, effectively creating a myth of individual resistance. When the burden of
Trump’s Historic December Executions At 9:27 pm on Thursday December 10th, 2020, Brandon Bernard was pronounced dead after receiving a lethal injection in the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana. Brandon’s death occurred amidst a national outcry to spare his life, an outcry that drew over half a million individual