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Zine: Canadian Mining Impacts and Resistance Movements

By UBC’s GEOG 495, Class of 2019, taught by Dr. Juanita Sundberg  (juanita.sundberg@ubc.ca) Dear Readers, This zine is the collective effort of the 2019’s Geography 495: “Social Movements in the Americas: The politics of North-South solidarity in theory & practice” class taught by Dr. Juanita Sundberg. Throughout the course of a…
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Article: We Can Teach Kids About Consent Without Bringing Sex Into the Conversation

“When we talk about consent, it is often in a sex-related context. However, our body is ours and we have the right to draw boundaries in all daily interactions – not just in sex. The same even truer for children. Just because they’re young does not mean we should disregard…
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Article: How To Be An Accountable Man

“How To Be An Accountable Man: A Handbook for Preventing Violence” is a handbook developed by Isaac Louie, through the workstudy program at SFPIRG. Because of the thickness of the printed version, limited copies are available at SFPIRG (although we’re always happy to print one for you – just send…
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Article: Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex

This article is the one in which Kimberle Crenshaw, a renowned legal scholar and civil rights advocate, first coined the term intersectionality in reference to the intersection and interaction of social identities leading to a unique experience. It is quite academic, but definitely worth a read! Demarginalizing the Intersection of…
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