Nazim Hikmet: The Red Giant Looming Over Turkish Poetry

Filed under Capitalism & Class, Culture, Poetry   ·   November 29th, 2017   ·   0 comments

This article originally appeared on Rebel Youth: http://rebelyouth-magazine.blogspot.ca/ “The flame of Hikmet which set hearts on fire can not be extinguished, as long as there are people, militants, who will struggle to improve life and make it more beautiful.” – Dimitri Koutsoumpas, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the KKE at the Scientific Congress […]

Respectability Politics doesn’t Protect Us

Filed under Culture, Events, Global Politics, Race and Racism   ·   November 21st, 2017   ·   0 comments

“After all the work I’ve done, after all the work our people have done, they don’t want us?” Those were my mother’s words the morning of Trump’s immigration ban. My mother is a chemical engineer who has greatly contributed to the field of wood pellet size reduction for their use in renewable energy. I couldn’t […]

The Post-Truth Politics of Jordan Peterson’s Gender Nonbinary Pronoun Debate

Filed under Activism, Campus, Culture, Events, Queer Issues, Trans Issues   ·   November 14th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Is there some legitimacy in what he brings up about free speech and a culture of polarization that we too are concerned about? Absolutely. But what Peterson is using his “free speech” towards is the suppression of minority rights that he takes ideological issue with. We don’t support such “intellectual” thinking, or argument.

   

Interview with Yves Engler – A Propaganda System: How Canada’s government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation

Filed under Campus, Capitalism & Class, Global Politics   ·   November 10th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Whiteness Game

Filed under Activism, Culture, Feminism, Poetry, Race and Racism   ·   November 8th, 2017   ·   0 comments

“Love will fix all”

Filed under Culture, Decolonization, Feminism, Global Politics, Multimedia, Race and Racism   ·   October 19th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Corrupt prosecutors behind Brazil’s 2016 right-wing coup selected as finalists for UBC’s $100,000 Allard Prize

Filed under Campus, Global Politics   ·   September 26th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Trump-style politics at UBC: Why you should proobbbbabbly vote in the upcoming AMS By-election this week

Filed under Campus   ·   September 18th, 2017   ·   1 comment

The Balmoral Hotel: One of the Many Effects of Decades of Neoliberalism in Vancouver

Filed under Activism, Capitalism & Class, Vancouver Politics   ·   June 23rd, 2017   ·   2 comments