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The Obesity Epidemic Is Fuelled By Biology, Not Lack Of Willpower

"The obesity epidemic is fuelled by biology, not lack of willpower," by Megha Poddar, McMaster University and Sean Wharton, McMaster University Since the time a…

Not In The Past: Colonialism Is Rooted In The Present

"Not in the past: Colonialism is rooted in the present," by Liam Midzain-Gobin, Brock University and Heather Smith, University of Northern British Columbia At a…
modern slavery

Canada’s Modern Slavery Act Is The Start — Not The End

"Canada’s Modern Slavery Act is the start — not the end — of efforts to address the issue in supply chains." by Kam Phung, Simon Fraser…

Green With Rage: Women Climate Change Leaders Face Online Attacks

"Green with rage: Women climate change leaders face online attacks" by Tracey Raney, Toronto Metropolitan University and Mackenzie Gregory, Toronto Metropolitan University Women leaders who…

Why Men Overwhelmingly Wear The U.N.’s Blue Helmets

"Why men overwhelmingly wear the U.N.’s blue helmets – a former US ambassador explains why decades of recruiting women peacekeepers have had little effect," by…
mental health

Girls Are In Crisis — And Their Mental Health Needs To Be Taken Seriously

"Girls are in crisis — and their mental health needs to be taken seriously" by Alexe Bernier, McMaster University An article in the Washington Post recently…

What The End Of The Trump Years Means for American And Global Girlhood

"What the end of the Trump years means for American and global girlhood"  by Mayurika Chakravorty, Carleton University In Kamala Harris’s rousing victory speech in…

Ukraine Refugee Crisis Exposes Racism

"Ukraine refugee crisis exposes racism and contradictions in the definition of human" by Philip S. S. Howard, McGill University; Bryan Chan Yen Johnson, McGill University, and…

How White Saviourism Harms International Development

"How white saviourism harms international development" Maïka Sondarjee, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa and Dickson Kanakulya, Makerere University A little while ago, two comedians on a…
common good

Rewarding “Good” Companies—How the Economy for the Common Good Wants to Change the World

The Economy for the Common Good (ECG) is an alternative to the existing economic model of capitalism, including the pursuit of profit and constant growth.…