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J-Source/CWA Canada Reporting Fellowship Pieces:

What if we imagined a future where media workers were owners?
also republished by The Tyee

Stronger Together: How Journalists Can Collaborate

The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” Blind Spot

Giving Readers a Stake in the Story

Public Broadcasting, Private Boardrooms

Employees Have The Power To Make Their Newsrooms More Diverse

New York Times:
What’s Holding Young Adults Back From Vaccination? (w/ Rainesford Stauffer)(print)
Declare Racism a Public Health Emergency(print)
We Can’t Police Our Way Out of a Pandemic (w/ Brandon Marshall) (print)
Coronavirus and the Isolation Paradox (print – international edition)
The Latest Failure in the War on Drugs (w/ Brandon Marshall)
Data for the Public Good
The Opioid Crisis Isn’t White (print)

The New York Times Magazine:
Letter of Recommendation: Are Better Things Coming? Inshallah.

Washington Post:
Sri Lanka’s baseless forced cremation policy inflicts trauma on Muslims
What the opioid epidemic can learn from tobacco settlements (w/ Brandon Marshall)
The deadly consequences of Islamophobia in Canada

The Nation:
The Pandemic Shows Why We Need Universal Health Care(print issue)
Pandemic Solidarity Transformed Our Society. Now We Need It Again.
Relying on Public-Private Partnerships Has Weakened America’s Pandemic Response
OSHA Can Do Much More to Prevent Covid Transmission at Work
Covid Is Here to Stay. This Is How We Should Respond(print issue)
Global Vaccine Inequity Could Make Migration Harder Than Ever
We Can’t Message Our Way Out of a Public Health Crisis
These Students Took Care of Each Other When Their Universities Didn’t
Whom Is the DSA Reaching? The Teens.

The Atlantic: 
The Kind of Prayer That Could Make a Difference
An Anti-overdose Drug is Getting Stronger. Maybe that’s a bad thing?

The Boston Globe: 
Drug overdoses spiked during the pandemic. Here’s what states need to do. (w/ Alexandria Macmadu and Alexandra Collins)

The Guardian:
US public health workers leaving ‘in droves’ amid pandemic burnout

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson failed her drug test. This unfair practice hurts too many people. (w/ Roxxanne Newman)
The Covid relief bill and the promise of vaccines aren’t enough. Pay everyone to stay home.

We Might Be Masking on Planes for a Good Long While
Why One-Way Masking Isn’t a Very Good Public Health Solution
Against “Off-Ramps” for COVID Restrictions
Your Holiday Gatherings Should Have Vaccine Mandates
Meet the Young Adults Sneaking Behind Their Parents’ Backs to Get Vaccinated

All Cats Are Muslim
Nationalize Dunkin Donuts

Climate and the Overdose Crisis

The American Prospect:
Making Room for Children Vulnerable to COVID

Send thank-you notes to those who help you along the way

Teen Vogue:
Biden’s COVID Response Is the Problem—Stop Blaming Individuals Instead
Paid Leave Should Be the Standard in All Industries (w/ Rainesford Stauffer)
Going Back to School During COVID-19 Is a Struggle for Students, Teachers, and Parents
The Stress of Coronavirus Means We Should Get Rid of Grades and Use Universal Pass
Lethal Injection Drugs and the Death Penalty, Explained
Antifa History and Politics, Explained

In These Times:
Where Is the 100,000-Strong Public Health Corps Biden Promised Us?


The stillness of the river
Filet-O-Fish: It’s Halal That
Friday Prayers

The Appeal:
A New Rhode Island Law Allows For Life Sentences in Drug Overdoses (w/ Meghan Peterson)


Twitter doesn’t need more policies, it needs diverse moderators
Why Americans must stop talking about Trump’s mythical “white working class” voters

Massey College and insidious racism on Canadian campuses

The Globe and Mail:

To put out the third-wave fire, all of Canada must focus on hot-spot vaccination (w/ Brandon Marshall)
Essential workers are heroes. So why are we ignoring migrant farm workers? (w/ Chris Ramsaroop)
Canada isn’t immune when it comes to mistreating migrants within our borders (w/ Chris Ramsaroop)(print)
To truly tackle the opioid crisis, governments need to work together (w/ Brandon Marshall) (print)

In extreme heat, landlords should be required to keep tenants cool (print)
Dental care is a right – not a luxury

People of Colour Know Police Won’t Protect Us from Racist Hate

Justin Trudeau isn’t the immigration savior you’re looking for


How The Toronto Sun Serves To Advance A Bigoted Narrative
Toronto Life’s Troubling Tropes About People Of Colour
How to make a lazy narrative fit your desired hot take

A Side:
Carly Rae Jepsen made me a better writer

NOW Magazine:
Peel school board’s Muslim prayer mix-up (print)

Millennials Aren’t the Problem

Via Rail Debacle Shows Demand for Affordable Transit
Kellie Leitch Dogwhistles To Racists When Pledging to Deny Transit Funding to ‘Sanctuary Cities’
The Racism and Classism of Transit Manners

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