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    Can’t Even Slow This Down - Ten Years of Feminist Print with Shameless Magazine

    Interviews with Nicole Cohen, Melinda Mattos, and Sheila Sampath

    Canada has a longstanding history of feminist print publications, many with longevity that rivals their mainstream/corporate counterparts. Toronto-based Broadside ran from 1979-1989, and the Vancouver Status of Women-funded Kinesis published 10 issues a year from 1974-2001. These magazines and sever…

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    Indigenous Sovereignty Fuels Pipeline Resistance

    An Interview with Freda Huson and Toghestiy of the Unist’ot’en Camp

    When Canada’s fossil fuel industry launched an aggressive plan to turn the country into a major energy exporter and triple tar sands production by 2030, few of its supporters could have foreseen the Indigenous-led resistance that has now delayed or blocked almost every proposed mega-pipeline. Gras…

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    Dispatches from the O-platz Eviction

    The following interviews were conducted on April 18 and 19, 2014, ten days after the eviction of the squatted refugee encampment at Oranienplatz (O-platz) in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin. The camp was set up in 2012 by a group of asylum seekers, mostly travelling from Lampedusa, Italy. O-platz w…

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    The Charter of Quebec Values, Intersectionality & Being a Black Feminist in Montreal

    An Interview with Délice Igicari Mugabo

    Délice Igicari Mugabo (@UwokwaMugabo) is a Black feminist activist based in Montreal, Québec and member of C-Uni-T,1 which helped to organize “Create Dangerously,”the 2013 Congress of Black Writers and Artists at McGill University. Her research interests focus on Black girls’ identity format…

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    Anti-Pipeline Organizing Across Turtle Island

    Interviews with Sa?kihitowin Awa?sis, Brian Tokar & Kat Stevens

    To expand at the pace expected by its investors, the tar sands industry requires a set of pipelines that can transport raw bitumen (a form of asphalt that often is referred to as “tar sands”) to refining and upgrading facilities miles away from its origin in Alberta. This means constructing, exp…

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    Toward a Critical Trans Politics

    An Interview with Dean Spade

    Toward a Critical Trans Politics An interview with Dean Spade Dean Spade is an associate professor at the Seattle University School of Law. In 2002 he founded the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, a non-profit collective that provides free legal help to low-income people and people of colour who are trans,...

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    Palestine Solidarity and the New Internationalism

    An Interview with Jesse Rosenfeld

    Jesse Rosenfeld is a freelance journalist who has written extensively on Israel/Palestine. He has published articles with The Nation, The Guardian, Le Monde Diplomatique, Al Jazeera English, The Irish Times, Ha’aretz, and More recently, he was on assignment reporting on the Gaza…

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    Revolutionary Ambition in an Age of Austerity

    An Interview with Neil Smith

    Neil Smith teaches anthropology and geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and is a past director of its Center for Place, Culture and Politics. He is best known for his work on gentrification and for his interest in refining a Marxist theory of “uneven development.”...

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    Lessons from CUPW on Delivering the Goods

    An Interview with Mikhail Bjorge

    Mikhail Bjorge is a letter carrier and shop steward for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in Edmonton, Alberta. He serves on the CUPW Edmonton Organising Committee and is the CUPW representative on the Alberta Federation of Labour’s political action committee. Lorenzo Fiorito interviewed…

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    Their Eyes Were ?Watching Cops

    An interview with Joaquin Cienfuegos

    Joaquin Cienfuegos is a member of Copwatch LA, the Piece Cooperative, and the Native Youth Movement. He has been organizing in Los Angeles since the age of 17. He was interviewed by Sharmeen Khan in August 2011. Tell me about the trajectory of your activism and political consciousness. How has it le…