There’s more to us than cowboys and crude oil. Did you know the Caeser was invented in Calgary? We also ran a eugenics program until 1972. Go Alberta go!
Owning a private motor vehicle no more accords you rights to extra public space than owning real estate accords you more votes in a general election.
Religion, she tells me, is about structure and the power to manipulate and control. Spirituality, she suggests, is about creating sacred space.
Every year, money flows out of NL that could instead sustain local jobs and investment. Why not make our economy more interdependent by reducing imports?
Churchill Square was once St. John’s most visionary urban development. Now its future hinges on its value as a parking lot. How did the city get here?
“Social media is biased, not to the Left or the Right, but downward,” writes Jaron Lanier. “Negative emotions are being amplified more than positive ones.”
“It’s very important to emphasize that it seems like a political issue—and it is—but at its core, at its heart, what is resonating is humanitarianism.”
The management of methylmercury risk at Muskrat Falls and Lake Melville shows us that colonialism is still very much alive in Canada.
Yesterday’s news is not the end of the world. But it’s a small part of a larger process: our control over Newfoundland & Labrador’s future is slipping away.
Last week, The Indy explored the reasons why young people are leaving Newfoundland and Labrador. Today, we’re exploring ideas that might bring them back.
You’re probably wondering why a person would create such a tiny space for themselves, this prison cell. Well, why does anyone build walls? For protection.
As Newfoundland and Labrador struggles with demographic decline, its provincial government searches for answers from those who left the province behind.
“It’s very difficult for some people to recognize that we all have a master, and we all have a slave. It’s something you cannot really talk about.”
Compared to pre-moratorium times, today there are fewer fish, fishers, processors, vessels, and plants. But the value of our fishery remains high.
Women have been the backbone of the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery for centuries. Earning that recognition is reshaping the maritime world.
Growing up bisexual in the Big Land made me who I am. Never once did it make me feel small because of who I loved.
“I made a commitment to my people and I’m going to live and die with that commitment. I’m going to represent my people.”
Is there a progressive answer to how Newfoundland & Labrador’s debt could be managed while avoiding crippling austerity?
A modest proposal: that crime is not stopped by terrorizing a city with a guerilla marketing campaign aimed at encouraging people to snitch on the poor.
Should we be surprised that the practices fine-tuned by marauding corporations in the developing world are finally coming home to roost?