12 tangible things people can do right now to help stop BC’s opioid crisis

Filed under Activism, Vancouver Politics   ·   February 20th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Last year, the British Columbia Coroner’s office reported that 914 people in BC passed away as a result of the opioid crisis. Today, those numbers are continuing to climb. In 2016, fentanyl was detected in more than a third of overdose deaths in British Columbia. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate narcotic that is 50 to […]

Indigenous and settler students hold UBC president accountable for reinstatement of Furlong

Filed under Campus, Decolonization   ·   February 15th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Dear Dr. Santa Ono, We are writing this letter to demonstrate our opposition to the reinstatement of John Furlong as the keynote speaker at the University of British Columbia’s upcoming 18th Annual ZLC Millennium Scholarship Breakfast on February 28, 2017. As both Indigenous and settler students studying at UBC on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional […]

UBC’s Second Chance to Stand for Justice: the 2017 BDS Referendum

Filed under Activism, Campus, Decolonization, Global Politics, Race and Racism   ·   February 13th, 2017   ·   0 comments
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Two years have passed. In the past two years the world has been marked by attacks, peace deals, attempted and successful coups, tragic diasporas, referendums and elections. Often times change has been for the worse, yet sometimes for the better. Those who have been following the Middle Eastern vicissitudes may agree with me that the […]

   

sticks and stones can break your bones but words words words…

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Filed under Campus, Humour   ·   February 8th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Sex Work in Canada

Filed under Feminism   ·   February 6th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Silence, fear and cover-ups: The three pillars of UBC

Filed under Campus   ·   February 2nd, 2017   ·   0 comments

Naked Power

Filed under Capitalism & Class, Global Politics, Race and Racism   ·   January 30th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Pandora

Filed under Feminism, Humour   ·   January 28th, 2017   ·   0 comments

homeland diaspora (Karaj & Yazd, Iran)

Filed under Uncategorized   ·   January 25th, 2017   ·   0 comments