Broadband internet has been called a human right by the UN. The Canadian government's role in addressing unequal access remains uncertain.
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1492 Land Back Lane: another example of courts prioritizing economic development over land rights, systemically disadvantaging Indigenous nations.
There is a historical trajectory of devaluing Black people's health, safety, and environments. Past installments in this series have looked at examples ranging from Africville to Herongate to trace the continuity of this process. Ultimately, although some advocate for Black folks to join and change the system from within, without the system being open to change, this will not be enough.
Systemic issues are like math problems – for people to understand, they must be broken down into clear steps. How can activists and reporters do these issues justice? They must Show Their Work. You must Show Your Work.
The Canadian tax system has historically disincentivized First Nations People from filling taxes. This has led to their systematic exclusion from Federal welfare benefits. This exclusion can only be remedied through divorcing the welfare state from the tax system. The response to COVID-19 gives us clues on how to radically transform this racist system.