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Storify Post: I Am Not Marching Today

Unfortunately, there are more phrasing errors in these tweets than I’d like. Edit: For some reason, I can’t get storify to embed into the post…so you will have to click on the link instead. Sorry! Please also take a look … Continue reading

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Twitter Essay: #AstroSH is (Yet) Another Example of Violence Against Women

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Orientalism in November 2015

I think the events of the last few days show how little we, those in the ‘West’ think about the ‘Rest’ (to quote Stuart Hall). For those coded as ‘Oriental’ (as in Edward Said’s Orientalism) there has not been the … Continue reading

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I’m really tired of Canada 150 already

In the years leading up to The War of 1812’s bicentennial, I became more and more agitated with the rhetoric that surrounded it, and how it was being used by the Canadian government as nationalistic claptrap. More specifically, I was … Continue reading

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No justice

In the hours leading up to the Grand Jury’s decision on whether or not Darren Wilson would be indicted for Michael Brown’s murder, I was nauseated and anxious. I, like many, many others, hoped that tonight would be different. 108 … Continue reading

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A post on my privilege

To all of the people of colour of the world: I’m sorry that so many white people are racist. I’m sorry that people of the same race as me have made life so difficult in so many ways for you … Continue reading

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Why Halloween is so problematic

Yesterday it came to my attention via twitter that the school where I completed my undergraduate degrees was selling Halloween costumes in racist caricatures of Indigenous peoples. After spending a little bit more time on twitter, I learned that Jemma … Continue reading

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