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Michelle Keep

Michelle Keep

An eternal optimist, Michelle believes humanity deserves better, and hopes to have a small hand in helping improve the lives of the working poor and marginalized people. A Jill-of-all-trades, she’s written well over 2 million fictional words, runs a small publishing empire with her husband, and takes beautiful photos in her spare time.

Published Articles

  • Navigating sexism within a class divide

    Cathy Bennett recently came out about the unfair sexist harassment she received, but it’s a more tangled mess than it seems.

    Published on December 16, 2016
  • Why SlutWalk matters

    In 2016 victims of sexual violence still have to live through their trauma in a culture of slut-shaming and victim-blaming.

    Published on September 22, 2016
  • Capitalism, feminism, and sex work

    In a capitalist society, no one is concerned about how empowering someone’s job is — unless it’s sex work.

    Published on September 6, 2016
  • Solidarity and paying my dues

    If you can afford to look at this budget in the abstract, you’re well off enough that you can pay a bigger share.

    Published on April 20, 2016
  • Futile fight in a broken system

    Agree with the Ghomeshi verdict or not, no one who heard the ruling can honestly say they don’t understand why victims don’t come forward.

    Published on March 25, 2016
  • The Good, The Bad, The Bowie

    How much is David Bowie to blame for having sex with a minor? And are the days following his death an appropriate time to host the conversation?

    Published on January 12, 2016
  • The cost of living simply

    Homesteading sounds like a wonderful lifestyle, but it is also utterly unattainable for many in Newfoundland and Labrador who are working low-wage jobs and lack capital.

    Published on November 26, 2015

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