The conditions under which many migrant workers are employed have been the focus of much controversy. Are migrant workers the new slaves? Evidence from Qatar and Canada would provide legitimate evidence to support the aforementioned claim to a certain extent,...
I just finished reading about an exchange between the Dalai Lama and a waitress. His Holiness was approached during a luncheon and asked that all-too-ominous question: “What is the meaning of life?” He responded: “The meaning of life is...
RE: TCSA Opinons To the editors of Arthur and the students of Trent University, I’d like to jump on the bandwagon calling into question the validity and legitimacy of the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA). Where others offered extremely insightful qualitative...
I’ll give them some credit; 16.3 percent is not the worst Spring Election turnout in the TCSA’s history. But it’s far below their goal of drawing a quarter of members to the polls. It also falls below last year’s turnout. And...
Though universities like Trent exist principally for the education of students, as students we have little input in the governance of this institution. We relate to Trent not as sovereign subjects but as clients—people being provided a service under...
If students weren’t engaged before the candidates for the TCSA’s Spring Election were announced, they definitely weren’t afterwards. Two out of three executive positions are running unopposed this year, including the position of President. This is the second year in a...
Anti-Racism Commissioner Annual Report This report was submitted to us by an anonymous director. We decided to publish it in light of multiple inquiries we have received into the actions of this year’s TCSA executive, and in light of the...
Photo from 2013 Trans* Day of Remembrance by Andrew Tan. Trans women are vital to a cohesive feminism. If feminism is to be a movement for bettering the lives of women, then it must better the lives of all women,...
Pictured is the author, Yumna. Photo by Andrew Tan. The 22 years I have spent on Earth so far have consisted of many Diasporas coupled with constantly shifting ideologies, often paralleled with my environment. From Pakistan to New York to...
As soon as you open the door to The Centre for Gender and Social Justice (formerly the Trent Women’s Centre), you can easily tap into the many ways that gender justice intersects with all other forms of anti-oppression. Our...