Category Archives: Events

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
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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.

Event preview: 50 Years of Naxalbari

Filed under Events   ·   May 26th, 2017   ·   0 comments
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50 Years of Naxalbari: The Key to the Indian Revolution Saturday, May 27th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM Progressive Cultural Centre (Unit 126 – 7536 130th Street), Surrey Facebook event On May 25, 1967, the people of Naxalbari, a village in West Bengal state in India, decided that they had enough of an oppressive feudal […]

Event preview: Hands Off Syria

Filed under Events   ·   April 9th, 2017   ·   0 comments
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On Tuesday, April 11th, at 5:00pm, Stop War Coalition – Vancouver Coalition for Justice and Peace will gather in front of the US Consulate, on the traditional, unceded, occupied territories of the səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations to host an emergency rally denouncing the US bombing of Syria as well as Canada’s […]

Event preview: Evening of sharing stories and experiences written by Canadian immigrant women

Filed under Events   ·   April 2nd, 2017   ·   0 comments
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On Tuesday, April 4th, from 7 PM – 8:30 PM, nine Canadian immigrant women will share how pieces of their personal history have brought them closer to, or farther from, the feeling of belonging. Three hundred chairs have been set out for newcomers to Canada in the Alice MacKay Room on the Lower Level of the Vancouver Public […]

Event preview: Women resist!

Filed under Events   ·   March 10th, 2017   ·   0 comments
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On March 11th from 6–9pm, the Canadian chapter of the International League of People’s Struggles (ILPS) along with a number of its allied and member organizations will be hosting “Indigenous and Working Class Women Resist State-Sanctioned Violence”, an evening of performances, speakers, sharing, and food at the Grandview Calvary Baptist Church (1803 E 1st Ave), […]

We are Here, We are Needed: UBC Students of Colour Ready to Speak Out against Racist Violence Worldwide

Filed under Activism, Campus, Capitalism & Class, Events, Global Politics, Race and Racism   ·   November 19th, 2015   ·   0 comments
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Next Friday, November 27th, an event at UBC is taking place where students of colour and allies will gather to show solidarity for the racist violence occurring throughout university campuses worldwide. Please join us at 2PM in the Performance Theatre of the AMS Nest, to show your support for #Mizzou, #Yale, #UWC, #FeesMustFall, #StudentBlackOut, #BlackLivesMatter […]

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Review: NN

Filed under Culture, Events, Global Politics   ·   September 10th, 2015   ·   0 comments
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Find the full lineup for the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival here. Final Showtime of NN: 5:00pm, Saturday September 12th Goldcorp Center for Arts, SFU Woodward’s This Peruvian film, written and directed by Héctor Gálvez, opens with a spectacular shot of the Andes Mountains, with a forensic team digging for bodies of the disappeared. The film […]

Frontlines Beat Pipelines 2: Supporting The Unist’ot’en Through Creative Resistance

Filed under Activism, Campus, Capitalism & Class, Decolonization, Events, Race and Racism   ·   September 6th, 2015   ·   0 comments
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The first week of school brings more than just the familiar and notorious whirlwind of welcome back events, parties, and Imagine Day-related hysteria. It also conjures up the long legacy of on-campus colonial violence and misogyny that sometimes rears its head in traditions like Frosh. The Sauder School’s “Pocahontas chants” of 2013 readily come to […]

Call for editors!

Filed under Activism, Campus, Events   ·   March 23rd, 2015   ·   0 comments
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Can you believe we’ve only been around since September? It’s been an amazing year. Unfortunately, about half of the folks who made that amazingness happen will be graduating next year, so we are looking to welcome some new editors and writers to The Talon team to continue the work we’ve been doing thus far. First […]

Event Preview: Social Justice Centre Conference

Filed under Decolonization, Events, Global Politics   ·   March 23rd, 2015   ·   0 comments
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The Social Justice Centre Conference is taking place from Tuesday March 24 to Monday March 30. Main Facebook event I will never forget that Adolfo gave his life and blood for this land, and I will do the same. – Angelica Choc On 27 September 2009 Adolfo Ich Chamán, a respected Mayan Q’eqchi’ leader in […]