Household Workers Unite!

Premilla Nadasen, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement (Boston: Beacon Press, 2015) Within a short period of time, Premilla Nadasen has [...]

paying tribute to Socrates

The following piece was published back in 2008 in the November/December issue of Canadian Dimension magazine. Socrates died last Saturday. He was one of the greatest footballers of his [...]

Sexism, soccer, and struggle

In my latest column for Canadian Dimension, I explore the struggle for equality being waged by the Canadian women’s national soccer team. Strikes. Protests. Boycotts. Tunisia? Egypt? [...]

‘SlutWalks’ Go Global

A Toronto cop, speaking to a group of students about campus safety at York University, said: “I’ve been told I’m not supposed to say this – however, women should avoid dressing [...]

The Case for Equality

In my lastest contribution to Canadian Dimension, I review Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett’s The Spirit Level. A review of The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Always Do Better by [...]