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A half-hour interview with Idil, board chair of Across Boundaries mental health centre in Toronto, on race and mental health issues within the contexts of killings by police, incarceration, and mental health diagnosis and treatment. Main topics covered: Introduction to sanism, Anti-Black racism, and anti-Black sanism; Circumstances of Abdirahman Abdi’s death at the hands of […]

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“Disability Justice work is … new in the sense that we’re building the shared political framework and shared language, so it’s also a very exciting time.” – Mia Mingus Disability Justice deals with the oppression of disability, but at the same time deals with other systems of oppression and injustice – it is a ‘multi-issue […]

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Raewyn Connell, an Australian academic who specializes in social constructions of masculinity, brought her wealth of knowledge to Canada to talk about the state of gender equity. — (video interview embedded at the bottom of this article, or on youtube here) — As one of four speakers on the “Breaking Barriers” plenary at last month’s […]

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by Greg Macdougall – Sept 14, 2001 | University of Waterloo Imprint (page 12) You can call it the most terrible thing that has ever happened; you can call it pure evil; you can call it karma. What goes around comes around, some people say. And on 09/11, the big bully on the playground, the […]

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