Contributor Profile

Marilyn Porter

Marilyn Porter

Marilyn Porter has combined academic and political and social activism for many years. She is currently Professor Emerita at Memorial University and Co-Chair of the NL Social Justice Co-operative.

Published Articles

  • Observations from Palestine

    As Canadian citizens and as human beings we should be compelled to stand up for the Palestinians of the West Bank and Gaza.

    Published on March 26, 2017
  • Sailing for freedom and solidarity

    Why I am sailing on the Women’s Boat to Gaza.

    Published on September 10, 2016
  • Paul Davis, P3s and the democratic deficit

    Does an outgoing regime, in its dying days, have the right to forfeit our collective future?

    Published on July 21, 2015
  • A kick in the teeth

    Senior dentistry students at Dalhousie University abuse women online, and the university administration seems more concerned with protecting them than addressing the problem of woman-hating on campus.

    Published on January 19, 2015
  • When one door closes…

    The dropping price of oil reveals more than just the dangers of relying on oil revenue. It also reveals the dangers of letting high income earners and corporations skip by without paying their fair share of taxes.

    Published on January 7, 2015
  • Call in the taxmen

    How the Harper Government is destroying civil society and why that will hurt us all

    Published on December 1, 2014


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