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Rebuilding progressive politics in Saskatchewan: Facing the realitiesThe Saskatchewan NDP has replaced its leader four times, once after each election defeat, since it last held power in 2007. These changes in leadership have not and will not make much difference. To handle today's global crises – now ecological as well as economic – will require building progressive coalitions, not just electing a new party leader.
Saskatchewan police dogs keep injuring community membersLast weekend, a Regina police dog sent an Indigenous man to the hospital after a violent arrest. For three decades, community members have been complaining about the Saskatchewan police's use of dogs and excessive force.
Remembering those who died in Sask’s psychiatric institutionsIn 2021, a disability scholar set out to look for the graves of people who died in psychiatric institutions in her home province of Saskatchewan.
“Nothing about us without us”A conversation with Listen to Dis’ Community Arts Organization
Nick Dinardo challenges their rights being violated by Correctional Service Canada
Dinardo, a Two-Spirit and transfeminine person and member of the Piapot First Nation, has been discriminated against and physically abused by the prison system for years.
The CCF, George Hara Williams, and Saskatchewan’s socialist movementWhile Tommy Douglas is a household name, much of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation’s history is less well-known. In "The Prairie Populist," J.F. Conway attempts to remedy this by sharing the stories of CCF leader George Hara Williams and the farmers’ movement that built the party and led it to victory.
Toboggan hillWe climb the toboggan hill next to the refinery at the edge of town. Our eyes squint into the low solstice sun, shadows bluing down the slope.
Huston House: A historyIn downtown Regina, a house on a residential street has, for 46 years, been the unofficial headquarters of progressive change in the city. This is the story of Huston House, and the left-wing organizations it has sheltered.
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Prairie ecology, land defence, and the natural world.
Grassroots, municipal, provincial, and federal politics.
Protests, direct actions, calls for support, and tangible solutions to pressing issues.
Saskatchewan’s arts and culture, and reviews of books, music, and films.