One of my students from 2014-2015 wanted to challenge traditional definitions of male and female as part of an Option 2 assignment. The student presented themselves in contrasting masculine and [...]
This article from the Ottawa Citizen covers how rising food prices are making it even harder for some families to feed their children. For example, the articles states that 850,000 Canadians rely [...]
To find out, read the Chronicle of Higher Education’s story on Matthew Desmond. His research is about to get a lot of press and is a brilliant follow-up to the Alice Goffman story.
I just read Paul Mason’s book, Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future and was impressed by the breadth of his analysis as well as his observation that information, social media and the human [...]
In December 2015, the Parkland Institute announced that the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) had awarded $2.5 million in grant funding for Mapping the Power of the [...]