If you are among the more than half of Vancouverites who rent their homes, having to fork over a hefty chunk of your income to a landlord every month might elicit groans or even disdain as prices climb.
“My people will sleep for 100 years,” prophesied Métis leader Louis Riel before his Canadian execution in 1885. “And when they awake, it will be the artists who give them back their spirit.” For 36-year old installation artist Dylan Miner, the (in)famous insurrectionist’s words are a guiding force. It is a force which has seen him building and displaying his trademark – and distinctly Indigenous – low-rider bicycles across the continent.
Interview with UBC First Nations Studies professor Glen Coulthard of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.
By coining a word encompassing all oppressions and injustices 20 years ago, one Catholic woman offered anarchists, feminists and theologians alike tools for change.
One year after the movement sparked, The Tyee talks to two members still fired up.
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