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Conor Curtis

Conor Curtis

Conor Curtis is a social and environmental activist and writer from Corner Brook. He has written articles on topics ranging from international politics and social justice to hydraulic fracturing and climate change, and was a founding member of The 4 O'clock Whistle Magazine. Conor is currently a student in the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy program at Grenfell Campus.

Published Articles

  • What education is worth

    The debate on tuition and fees at Memorial has, at its core, the larger problem of the commodification of education. The fight for education as a right is a crucial struggle.

    Published on June 16, 2017
  • Missing the point of affordable post-secondary education

    As the prospect of tuition fee increases looms once again, absent from dialogue among politicians and academic administrators is a more crucial understanding of the role of post-secondary education in people’s lives and society.

    Published on April 22, 2017
  • Austerity and the politics of fear

    There’s a deeper psychological play at work in the current response to our economic situation, one which threatens countless families and individuals across the province and which is actively being used to counter human potential.

    Published on April 28, 2016
  • Calling for ethical and financial prudence

    Divest MUN is asking Memorial University to make its divest from fossil fuels.

    Published on October 22, 2015
  • The fight for jobs, justice, and the climate

    On July 4 Canadians will take to the streets in one of the biggest national days of action to date to deliver a clear message: change must happen now.

    Published on June 30, 2015

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