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These Diplomats Are Suing Canada Over the Mysterious Brain Damage They Got While Stationed in Cuba

It’s dubbed the Havana Syndrome and its cause is unknown.
Tamara Khandaker
2.7.19
Drugs

Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis

Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
Max Daly
2.7.19
Culture

Why John Legend Learning to Swim Is Such a Big Deal

A history of segregation in pools makes the singer's foray into swim lessons all the more important.
Taylor Hosking
1.29.19
guns

Doctors and Emergency Workers Tell Us About the Toll of Treating Gunshot Victims

After the NRA told doctors to stay in their lane on gun control, many spoke out about the visceral results of gun violence.
Jooyoung Lee
12.17.18
Sticky

Cross-Border Dispatches on the State of Cannabis Legalization

Massive profits and empty shelves followed legalization in Canada, while some US states are seeing a “bloodbath of prices” thanks to an oversupply of weed.
Manisha Krishnan
Randy Robinson
11.21.18
Views My Own

US Politics Are Going to Get Worse Before They Get Better

Another mass shooting. Another presidential tantrum. Another white nationalist at the White House. And Robert Mueller in trouble.
Matt Taylor
11.8.18
politics

Where Does ‘Right-Wing Populism’ End, and Fascism Begin?

Given what is happening in Brazil and the United States, it is hard not to come to the conclusion that a perfect storm is brewing.
Drew Brown
10.31.18
Views My Own

Canada Is Not Safe from Donald Trump’s Attacks on Transgender Human Rights

There is reason to be concerned Canada’s conservatives could look to the south to find a convenient social issue to run on.
Abigail Curlew
10.23.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Does Leveraging Whiteness in Corporate America Mean More Than Supporting Women of Color?

I spent a decade in corporate America learning that working with white women often meant learning how to work around them on my way up the next rung of the ladder. Here's what else I learned.
Minda Honey
10.21.18
tv

‘Jack Ryan’ Introduces a New Archetype: The Guilty White Saviour

This trope will be haunting us for years to come.
Tari Ngangura
9.27.18
Film

Michael Moore Is Threatening to Move to Canada

His new doc, 'Fahrenheit 11/9​', compares Donald Trump to Hitler, so planning a long trip might be a smart move.
Sierra Bein
9.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Jim Carrey School Americans On Canadian Healthcare

He made Bernie Sanders proud.
Manisha Krishnan
9.10.18
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