Angela Hennessy

americas

Human Trafficking Is Rampant in Canada

Canada has removed 20 members of a massive human trafficking gang and deported them back to their native Hungary.
Angela Hennessy
7.31.14
News

Meet the Nigerian-Canadian Woman Who’s Protesting Against Boko Haram

We interviewed Sonia Aimluwu, a Nigerian woman whose group, African Women Acting, has helped keep the news media focused on Boko Haram's kidnappings of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls.
Angela Hennessy
5.28.14
Canada

Meet the Woman Taking On Canadian Mining Companies

Canadian mining companies are causing massive travesties in other parts of the world.
Angela Hennessy
5.18.14
Canada

A Teenager Is Schooling Canadians on the Crisis in Syria

Noor Mamlouk says it is her duty as a human to defend against the atrocities in Syria.
Angela Hennessy
4.23.14
News

Is Facebook Censoring the Syrian Opposition?

Facebook has become responsible for policing its users, which is a problem—some of them rely on the social media platform to share information about revolutions, but they break the terms of service in the process.
Angela Hennessy
3.5.14
The Skammerz Ishu

Canadian Medical Schools Love Pharmaceutical Companies

Over the past decade, prescription pills have become the latest drug-epidemic bogeyman. A study published earlier this year claimed that one in four American teenagers have misused medications at least once—a 33 percent increase from 2008—and OxyContin...
Angela Hennessy
1.2.14
Stuff

Taxi Drivers See Some Crazy Shit

No matter how thick your skin is, you can only assume that driving a cab in any city is tough. We decided to meet with cab drivers to try and get their side of things and find out some of the crazy shit they've had to put up with over the years.
Angela Hennessy
10.22.13
News

Canadian Cops Ambushed a First Nations Anti-Fracking Protest

Protesters say that the cops used rubber bullets and mace when they didn't need to while breaking up a demonstration blocking access to a natural gas company's facilities.
Angela Hennessy
10.18.13
News

Why Are Canadian Prisoners on Strike?

There is a palpable amount of unrest inside Canada’s prison system right now, and it’s happening on all levels. Inmates are on strike, Kingston Penitentiary is closed, and Don Jail is soon to follow.
Angela Hennessy
10.10.13
News

The Canadian Prison System Is Keeping Prisoners Doped Up on Methadone

Orange Is the New Black is providing lazy Netflix watchers all over the place with an opportunity to escape into the lives of prisoners, but however fashionable prison entertainment may be, the truth is that Canada’s prison system, on all levels...
Angela Hennessy
9.6.13
Stuff

Prison Guards See Some Crazy Shit

A veteran Canadian corrections officer talks about strip searches, inmates puking up methadone, pencil stabbings, fight clubs, and, of course, drugs shoved up butts.
Angela Hennessy
8.16.13
Motherboard Blog

How to Win Passwords and Hackfluence Corporations: An Interview with a Social Engineer

After I stopped freaking out about how security is an illusion and no one is safe from people like Ghost, he explained to me how he operates in this crazily intrusive line of work.
Angela Hennessy
7.10.13
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