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Liberals, NDP Debate Oil, Food, and Work in Long Range Mountains
Liberal Gudie Hutchings and NDP Kaila Mintz debated oil and gas, agriculture, and workers’ rights in Long Range Mountains last week.
September 16, 2021
Who Controls Fish Processing in Newfoundland & Labrador?
Is corporate concentration a central part of the province’s long-term strategy for the fishery? How does that benefit Newfoundlanders and Labradorians?
Jenn Thornhill Verma and Jack Daly
November 20, 2020
How Budget Day Changed When Media Picked the Attendees
While stakeholder attendance at the lock-up was smaller than in previous years, representation changed significantly when media shaped the invite list.
November 13, 2020
The “Pandemic Budget,” and Politics at the End of the Line
The truth is even simpler than it was last year. The province, despite seven years of austerity, is even closer to financial ruin that it…
October 1, 2020
The Doctor is In: Andrew Furey as Technocrat
Dr. Furey does in fact have a principled vision for Newfoundland and Labrador’s future. It is a vision that is deeply technocratic—and troublingly elitist.
August 28, 2020
Newfoundland and Labrador’s ‘Clean Oil’ in a Global Context
The relative cleanliness of NL's offshore oil is the key selling-point for the industry's future in a low-carbon world. But does this argument hold up?
June 23, 2020
The Hands that Feed, Part 1: Faces of the Grocery Frontlines
Despite the fanfare for their service, food retail employees themselves are not convinced they're 'recognized' in ways that actually improve their lives.
June 17, 2020
Thinking Outside the Crisis: A Great Big Bag of Hammers
The events triggered by Covid-19 are diagnostic of fragile social arrangements that we have lacked the ability to discuss for decades.
June 7, 2020
Thinking Outside the Crisis: Out of What Exists
It's not too late for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to write a new, original story—our story, our future—from the ruins of the present moment.
June 4, 2020
Thinking Outside the Crisis: Throwing Off Our (Food) Chains
The supply chain is not a series of equal links dependent on the ‘weakest link’ to operate. Rather, the middle is a choke point over…
June 3, 2020
Thinking Outside the Crisis: Housing as Healthcare in the North
Housing is more than a matter of shelter—housing is healthcare. It's time for a northern housing strategy that recognizes this critical connection.
Julia Christensen and Aimee Pugsley
May 29, 2020
Why NL Fishers are Protesting in a Pandemic: An Explainer
The fight over the 2020 fishing season has exposed many deeply rooted problems in a crucial but troubled industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Jenn Thornhill Verma
May 21, 2020
Thinking Outside the Crisis: Inequity and Triage
Far from being a "great equalizer," Covid-19 is exposing the deeper inequities in our healthcare systems and the populations they serve.
May 11, 2020