Every November 20, we mourn. The Trans Day of Remembrance, or TDOR for short, was founded in 1999 to draw attention to the murder of a trans woman. Every year since then, trans people around the world mourn those who’ve...
In a message in support of International Women’s Day, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres commented on how women’s rights were being “reduced, restricted and reversed”. He couldn’t have been more right. International Women’s Day found its origins in the working class woman’s story....
When I talk to women my age about their high school dating experiences, almost all of us can recall a time where an older man made us uncomfortable. It could have been a teacher, family friend, older siblings of...
City council excursions is a weekly column directed at disseminating to people all around the county the meat and potatoes of what happens Monday nights at City Hall, with a healthy grain of saltiness. One person will get the...
On Aug. 9, 2014, underneath the scorching sun lay the lifeless body of an unarmed black teen: Michael Brown, riddled with bullets. Amidst controversy, tragedy and hope, Black Lives Matter was born – a movement dedicated towards familiarizing our...
There are valid reasons to criticize MP Maryam Monsef. Dredging up the benign details of her place of origin is not one of them. Since September 2016, publications like the Peterborough Examiner have been hot on the trail of where...
On September 30th, far-right white nationalist muppets will be holding a rally in Peterborough. The Kermit of the group, Little Kev, sports a swastika chest tattoo and has previously held white-pride rallies in Peterborough Square. In response to this...
The student collective is named just that: Revolutionary Student Movement (RSM), or Mouvement Etudiant Revolutionnaire (MER) in French-speaking regions.  Guided by communist principles, the RSM was formed in 2012 after the Revolutionary Communist Party in Toronto held a conference,...
To say that from the moment that Games of Thrones emerged, it was so good, everything else has been bad is akin to saying that since Trump became president, America has been broken. Neither could have broken a system...
Only 77 high octane days of campaigning left until the election and only about 77 days until the drone strikes aside, the best president is leaving to be replaced with whoever emerges from the ashes left by the Clinton...