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The baffling indifference of Canadian voters to child-care proposals

Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant, Queen's University, Ontario The federal NDP recently announced that if elected, it would spend $10 billion over four years to create 500,000 new child-care spaces. These spaces...

Election shows Canadians still don’t understand what it means to be racist

Tamari Kitossa, Brock University In the wake of recent events during the federal election, it seems to me that if Canadians are to address the continuing significance of race...

Las mentiras de los niños son engañosamente complejas

Alison O'Connor, Brock University y Angela Evans, Brock University Muchos padres se preocupan cuando observan que su hijo dice mentiras. Sin embargo, las mentiras pueden...

Air pollution in global megacities linked to children’s cognitive decline

Amedeo D'Angiulli* In megacities across the world, including Mexico City, Jakarta, New Delhi, Beijing, Los Angeles, Paris and London, humans are polluting air at a rate that Earth can...

Green with rage: Women climate change leaders face online attacks

Tracey Raney, Ryerson University and Mackenzie Gregory, Ryerson University Women leaders who support climate action are being attacked online with increasing regularity. These attacks should be viewed as a...

¿Es Rosalía una cantante latina?

Rosalía, la artista catalana que acaba de ganar el premio al mejor video latino en los MTV Music Awards ya había sido acusada de apropiación cultural cuando dos años atrás, con Malamente,...

Climate change, poverty and human rights: an emergency without precedent

Lisa Benjamin, Lewis & Clark ; Meinhard Doelle, Dalhousie University, and Sara L Seck, Dalhousie University Hurricane Dorian has devastated communities in the Bahamas, putting the human dimensions of...

The Amazon is on fire – here are 5 things you need...

Danilo Ignacio de Urzedo, University of Sydney Record fires are raging in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge amounts of...

Leave the patchwork to the quilts: The case for pharmacare

Joel Lexchin, University of Toronto On August 15, 2019, more than 1,200 academics, including me, with expertise in health care signed a letter to the leaders of Canada’s federal...

The ‘warspeak’ permeating everyday language puts us all in the trenches

Robert Myers, Alfred University In a manifesto posted online shortly before he went on to massacre 22 people at an El Paso Walmart, Patrick Crusius cited the “invasion” of...