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Tuition Thaw, Student Debt, and the Future of Memorial
Memorial was founded to make advanced education accessible to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. That original vision is dimming. Part Three of a three-part series.
June 17, 2022
Election Chaos Latest Barrier for Indigenous People in Labrador
In Labrador, the election fiasco adds another layer to the inequities imposed by a government founded on the denial of Indigenous peoples’ rights.
February 25, 2021
NL Election 2021 District Focus: Lake Melville
Lake Melville is being watched closely by all three major political parties, who see potential opportunity against independent incumbent Perry Trimper.
February 8, 2021
When “Bankruptcy” is on the Table, It’s Not a Normal Election
If the financial situation in Newfoundland and Labrador is dire—and governments don’t have actual solutions—what is likely to happen?
January 29, 2021
An Empty Lot on Eric Street Holds the Key to the City
A clash between affordable housing advocates, community gardeners, & neighbours neatly illustrates the promises and perils of urban planning in St. John’s.
December 9, 2020
Hands That Feed, Pt. 2: the Paradox of Essential Food Charity
Food charity is putting a band-aid on a deadly and insidious gangrene—which corporate power and government inaction allows to fester in our communities.
December 8, 2020
RNC Partnership May Be Over, but SHOP is Busier than Ever
"As long as sex work is criminalized then authorities have a mandate to treat sex workers as criminals. They're oversurveilled and they’re underprotected.”
December 3, 2020
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
No Safe Bet: Why Newfoundland & Labrador is Canada’s Casino Holdout
August 28, 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
On Corporate Ties, Andrew Furey has Nothing to Hide
Up to now, an important aspect of Andrew Furey's recent professional life has received almost no mention at all: his corporate board directorships.
June 26, 2020
Rushing to Judgement on Judges’ Salaries
The House of Assembly has mismanaged the motion before it on whether to adopt the Tribunal recommendations in light of recent jurisprudence on the matter.
June 18, 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