Mum's the word: Uncovering Canada's dark history of forced adoption

Trump’s recent crackdown on illegal migration at the southern U.S. border saw I.C.E. agents tear apart children from their mothers - each left in limbo, unaware of how or where the other was. Anger, shock and horror swept through city streets, propelling and uniting protestors across ideological lines. But given our history, can we really afford ourselves the liberty of shock?

Mum's the word: Uncovering Canada's dark history of forced adoption

Blue in a Red State: A livable wage

In her latest Blue in a Red State column, Kelly unpacks some of the U.S.’s primary economic disparities and busts a few myths along the way. Spoiler: a lot of it happens along intersectional lines.

Blue in a Red State: A livable wage

Nomzamo: Becoming Winnie Mandela

10-year-old performance artist and human rights advocate, Ocean wrote the first few drafts of this article. She then asked her mom, activist and community organizer Akio Maroon, to add their thoughts and make a few edits. In their first published piece together, the pair honours Winnie Mandela.

Nomzamo: Becoming Winnie Mandela

Sexual harassment and assault: A reckoning

This is the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, but we still live in a society that normalizes sexual assault and rewards predators in their aggressive pursuit of a target — US. Rape culture still tells men they are entitled to our bodies. We're sitting on a fault line, but has there been enough of a seismic shift?

Sexual harassment and assault: A reckoning

Stop what you're doing and read What Happened

I sit on the couch in my college apartment with my roommates, downing vodka to counteract the sobering shock. More states turn red. I try to convince myself it won’t happen. He won’t win. My roommates go to bed. I stay frozen on the couch, glued to the tv, feeling my world fall apart. When I’m able to string a thought together, only one comes to mind. What just happened?

Stop what you're doing and read What Happened

Watch: #Disrupt2017: An NWP open mic night adventure

This is a story about an intersectional feminist open mic night — a night that took place not too long ago in a faraway land called Tkaronto.

It was the evening of November 19, 2017. A Sunday. We'd grown weary of the expectation that as women (including and especially IBPOC and LGBTQ folks), we should just stay quiet and smile to keep old straight cis white dudes happy.

"Fuck that. It's time to disrupt the status quo!"

Watch: #Disrupt2017: An NWP open mic night adventure

Exclusive interview with Mandi Gray on new trial for Ururyar

Read our exclusive interview with Mandi Gray — a fierce survivor who's had her fill of the legal system for the last two and a half years. Superior Court Justice Michael Dambrot overturned the accused Mustafa Ururyar's conviction in a judgment released this morning, likely triggering a new trial.

Exclusive interview with Mandi Gray on new trial for Ururyar