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Jon Parsons

Jon Parsons is a writer, researcher, and teacher from Portugal Cove, NL. His writing has appeared in The Independent NL, Ricochet, The Tyee, CBC NL, and other publications. He completed a PhD in English at Memorial University. Jon is a former community organizer and board member of Social Justice Cooperative NL. He is the author of COVID-19 and Ethics in Canada: The Failure of Common Decency.

MUN community must unite against provincial government’s austerity
Transgressive resistance to Muskrat Falls
Press Freedom and the Law 101
Claiming victory at Standing Rock and Muskrat Falls
Don’t worry about Trump and proto-fascism in the U.S.
The cocktail circuit and democracy in N.L.
Are RCMP highway checkpoints infringing on the rights of Labradorians?
Subverting Muskrat Falls resistance
The Muskrat Falls rebellion and Labrador independence
Muskrat resistance and the failure of formal politics