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Police need to end Operation Northern Spotlight

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and local forces are putting workers at risk.

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Reading utopia to reclaim the University

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The university should be a publicly funded place to imagine a better world.

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Prayers and criticisms are not enough

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This is the moment of outrage in which we should ask: how can we really make things different?

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Claude Elliott is no hero of mine

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The success of ‘Come From Away’ cannot invisibilize the outgoing Gander mayor’s refusal to embrace the rights given to LGBT+ Canadians.

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Trump “has done us a favour”: Gwynne Dyer

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One of Newfoundland’s most famous intellectuals argues the U.S. President’s election in 2016 offers valuable insight into American politics and society before it’s too late.

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We are not political tools

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Politicians need to stop tokenizing and exploiting racialized and Indigenous people for political gain.

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A future for students

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A prosperous economy and society in Newfoundland and Labrador requires affordable, accessible post-secondary education for all.

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No school for old (genocidal) men

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There can be no reconciliation without truth. And the truth is, John A. MacDonald’s legacy is tainted with Indigenous blood and tears.

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Taste of the Balkans and a very convenient permit expiry

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Why do the initiatives with the greatest potential to build the capital city face the greatest resistance?

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Bell Island’s “Watergate” is a human rights Issue

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“A mistake which took place during the sale of an adjacent property cannot jeopardize the realization of the community’s right to water and turn back the clock on years of local lobbying.”

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Driving women out

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How MUN’s reliance on contract labour is creating a hostile environment for female professors.

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The hidden costs of exploiting contract faculty

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Universities’ growing reliance on the exploitation of contract faculty erodes institutions of higher learning, and MUN is no different.

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The song that never ends: About men and women in tech

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The recent “Google memo” reminds us that we need to start thinking about gender in STEM differently.

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Policing the RNC

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A police services board could help address challenges facing the RNC and should be given serious consideration.

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Police officers do not make Pride safe

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Including police in the Pride March is not a sign of progress.

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What education is worth

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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.

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Seize back our University

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Faculty members call for MUN administrators and government to renew their commitment to the public university.

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Intersectional feminism does not uphold capitalism

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MUN Provost Dr. Noreen Golfman is waving the feminist flag while perpetuating class oppression.

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MUN tuition and the myth of meritocracy

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Ahead of Thursday’s decision by Memorial University’s Board of Regents to raise tuition for select students, the school’s provost revealed the fiction on which administrators hold the belief they’re not hurting students.

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Missing the point of affordable post-secondary education

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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.

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