West Papuan human rights worker and Yale professor Octovianus Mote expresses his hope for Papuan independence from Indonesia.
Camping on the old wood floors, we fell asleep to the sound of wailing downtown sirens and a man in the adjacent room snorting cocaine. But this squat is a kind of sanctuary – and sanctuaries are global
Following a wave of similar housing squats across Canada, from Toronto to Vancouver, activists occupied a Victoria building and hung a banner from the roof that read, “Build Housing Now”
BC’s controversial referendum on First Nations treaty negotiations arrived in mailboxes over the past few weeks. Citizens are being asked to register their opinions, but key groups have launched an “active boycott”
When Leonard James left a therapy session for First Nations residential school survivors in Duncan, he never expected he’d be walking all the way to Victoria to oppose the BC Liberals’ treaty referendum
Renowned Indigenous poet Chrystos reads to a packed audience at the University of Victoria
In civil wars around the world, rape is a tool of war as terrifying as any gun or landmine. What kind of civil war do we live in?
In December, the Martlet went behind the scenes to find out how strong high school activism is in Victoria and whether it is here to stay
Last Friday was Buy Nothing Day, a day to take a break from shopping at to reflect on consumer culture. But Buy Nothing Day goes deeper than that
Students at the University of Victoria are defending a UBC professor’s right to make anti-U.S. statements in the wake of the September 11 attacks, even if they do not agree with her.