Issue 4, Winter 2016

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Cover art by Gil Aguilar

Features

 

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Maria Wallstam: Solutions to the housing crisis may be found in alliance between homeless and refugees
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Alliance Against Displacement: How do we work together to stop displacement when it seems like everything is against us?
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Jean Swanson: Indigenous women want the Federal Inquiry to consult with feminist groups as well as families
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Sex Workers United Against Violence: Federal Inquiry must address Canada’s colonial legacy and Harper’s sex work 
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Harold Lavender: Justin Trudeau offers a new brand, but no real change
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Dan Oudshoorn & Dave Diewert: Healthcare as Regulation and Social Control of the Poor
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Ashley Mollison & Ivan Drury: “Enlarged Citizenship” in Coleman Country
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Homeless Dave & Harold Lavender on understanding & opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Indigenous Resistance & Resurgence—

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Interview with Freda Huson: Protecting and Growing Unist’ot’en
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Kaleb Morrison & Christine Jack: A Re-Occupation in Xwisten: Indigenous Struggle for Home on Sovereign Land
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Indigenous Voices from Frontline Struggles Against Dispossession: Kanahus Manuel (Secwepemc) & Dini Ze Togestiy (Wet’suwet’en)
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Abby Rolston: Prisons in Canada Still Racist After Forty Years of Reform
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Natalie Knight: An Indigenous Perspective on the Leap Manifesto
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A Message from Wolverine for an Inquiry into the Police Siege at Ts’Peten (Gustafsen Lake, BC)

—Our Struggles Against Displacement—

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Harold Lavender: 288 E. Hastings is the Wrong Model to End Homelessness
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Chinatown Youth Coalition: Our Generation’s Fight for Chinatown
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Karen Ward: Downtown Eastside Street Sweeps are Social Cleansing
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Volcano Community Spotlight: Jack Gates
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Jean Swanson: “Our work is a warning to other Landlords” — Tenants fight to improve living conditions in SROs
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Jean Swanson: People at DTES Town Hall Strategize to Stop Homeless Crisis
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Corrine Arthur & Sarah Rehimi: The Housing Crisis for Women Fleeing Violence in Surrey
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Sherry Chen: Housing Insecurity and Uncertainty is the New Normal
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DJ Larkin & Pivot Legal Society: Explaining the Court Victory over Anti-Homeless Bylaws
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Phoenix Winter: A Critical View on the National Conference to End Homelessness

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Sam Snobelen, in memorium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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