Older woman behind a water mark that says silence.

The Danger of Silence & the Struggle to Control the Narrative: Why we need smart conversations about ugly things

Don’t platform bigots, racists, conspiracy theorists, etc. We hear it often. The rationale? Free speech doesn’t mean you’re free from consequences. The attention spreads hateful and false information. These statements are true to a point, but I don’t think we’re doing ourselves any favours. I’d go so far as to argue that the silence is […]

Alberta and the Great Depression

Alberta’s Economic Recovery: The UCP Want to Celebrate Like It’s 1937 and That Should Scare You

UCP MLA Tracy Allard proudly defended her party’s COVID-19 recovery plan. In Hansard, dated August 27th, 2020, she is documented as saying, “During the Great Depression, North American governments stimulated the economy by investing in jobs and capital projects. This helped to get the economy back on track back then, and it will help us […]

Teachers Threatened by UCP

Alberta’s Women & Bill 1 – Critical Infrastructure Defence Act

Earlier this year, you’ll remember the upheaval caused when First Nations demonstrators blocked railways and highways in an attempt to bring attention to pipeline projects going through traditional territories. To prevent this from disrupting the economy and Alberta industries again in the future, the UCP government introduced Bill 1 to make these sorts of protests […]