Our Sunday Links

Good morning! It is mid-summer and the world remains full of wonder and pain. If possible, my recommendation is to get close to water, in whatever form you find it.


The inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls will be reviewing the conduct of police and considering the evidence of police bias in the cases they’re investigating. 

If you can, help support the Nimkii Aazhibikong Ojibway language immersion camp continue their work into the winter.

Everything you were never taught about Canada’s prison systems: an excellent and informative primer on a human rights crisis

Rather than defending their actions, the New Brunswick Women’s council is asking police departments to take a proactive and trauma-informed approach in investigating cases of sexual assault deemed “unfounded”.  

Police also demonstrate implicit bias against Black people, and this bias is lethal. 

Tracey Lindberg and Angela Cameron on how two recent Supreme Court rulings suppress the rights of Indigenous people to their land

“The feminism of the rescue industry is a carceral feminism, one that strengthens the state, one that ‘rescues’ with arrests.” Marxism for Whores 

The ‘Posers’ issue of The New Inquiry is here! 

This type of list is always a little suspicious to me, but it’s also likely going to introduce you to at least one incredible artist you hadn’t heard of: the 150 greatest albums made by women. 

A painful story on foster care as method of punishment for poor parents

The Pacific NorthWest LNG pipeline project will not be going forward

Chelsea Manning on Trump’s attempt to ban trans people from the military

The fragility of the Western traveller: Bani Amor unpacks the colonial baggage of travel culture

Is acknowledging Indigenous territory enough? For further reading on this topic, Chelsea Vowell’s piece on moving beyond territorial acknowledgments offers some powerful insights on what next steps would look like.

Gorgeous photos and interviews on being trans at the beach in America

A sweet web series adaption of Middlemarch

If you missed it, check out our interview with a co-founder of Slut Island, which took place this week in Montreal!

Black Girl Dangerous, an organization that has done groundbreaking work amplifying the voices of queer and trans people of colour, is ending its publication run. We are grateful for them and all they’ve done!

Astro Poets are great and they’re getting a book deal

Speaking of important astrology news, this isn’t new but I love it:

Serumaninhos do zodíaco 3

O PET DE CADA SIGNO

Posted by Qual é o Signo on Friday, June 24, 2016

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