Editorial Committee

Jasmine, Devin Clancy, Niloofar Golkar, Sharmeen Khan, T.H. Vega, Mariful Alam, Kieran Hart, Brett Caraway, Elise Thorburn (associate editor), Karl Gardener (on leave), Toban Black (associate editor) Matthew Hayter (on leave)Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Kieran Aarons, Chicago; Chris Dixon, Ottawa; Cara Fabre, Toronto/Windsor; David Hugill, Ottawa; Rita Kamacho, Toronto; Robyn Letson, Toronto; PJ Lilly, Surrey; Scott Neigh, Hamilton; Jasmine Rezaee, Montreal; Amy Sanders, Toronto;Thomas Sackowski, Toronto; Greg Shupak, Toronto;Amelia Spedaliere, Toronto.


Editorial Committee

We are currently looking for new editors to join our Toronto-based editorial committee. On average, the workload for Editorial Committee members is about 6-8 hours a week including meetings. This workload increases during production and slows down at the end of the production cycle.

Editorial Committee Responsibilities Include

  • Soliciting and writing content
  • Conducting interviews
  • Participating in production and design
  • Liaising with the journal’s Advisory Board
  • Organizing fundraising and subscription drives
  • Building distribution and promotion networks

Successful Candidates Shall Have The Following Preferred Qualifications

  • Awareness of and connection to radical movements both in Canada and internationally
  • A commitment to anti-oppressive group process as well as collective political and skills development
  • Strong writing, editing, and production skills
  • An ability to attend face-to-face meetings in Toronto once a week

Advisory Board

We are currently seeking new advisory board members.

The Upping The Anti advisory board is an exciting body that brings together a network of committed radicals across North America. As a member of the advisory board, you will help to shape the content of Upping the Anti by participating in story meetings and reviewing and editing submissions. You will develop and discuss ideas, gain writing and publishing skills, and produce a publication aimed at strengthening our movements.

In addition to assisting in the production, distribution, and promotion of Upping The Anti, advisory board members collectively participate in one or more of the Promotions, Finance and Administration, or Website committees. Average advisory board workload is approximately 1-2 hours a week.


If you are interested in joining either the editorial committee or the advisory board, please send a one-page statement of interest to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Your statement should describe:

  • your political interests and past political activity
  • your reasons for wanting to be a member of the Upping the Anti advisory board

The editors of Upping the Anti believe that there is an important connection between lived experience and political analysis. With this in mind, we encourage potential editorial committee members to explain how their political perspectives have been shaped by their experiences of fighting against oppression.