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March 29, 2015

  • On Wednesday April 1 thousands of migrant workers will be at risk of deportation thanks to newly implemented immigration policy. The 4 and 4 policy targets low-waged migrant workers in the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP). Join protests taking place across the country to protest Canada’s revolving door immigration policy.
  • 19 Comic Characters who embody women’s lib (Spoiler: Wonder Woman is not one of them!)
  • “There is so much wrong with the present system that we can’t just tinker round the edges, we need to start again; our end point cannot be equality in an unequal world.” Finn MacKay on why Feminism is about change and not just a changing of the guard.
  • Cranky Fran Lebowitz on women’s fashion and the unimaginative youth.
  • Say what you will about Beyonce’s feminism, but there’s no denying that “Flawless” has become a feminist declaration.
  • Conservatives are always ragging on the cushy public sector jobs but Erin Anderssen argues that public sector wages are higher because the gender wage gap is much smaller.
  • Heidi Levine wins award for International Women’s Media Foundation aware for “courage in photojournalism award” for her work in Gaza. Here photos give a harrowing account of life in occupied territory.

 

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