Writing

Click here to read my posts from my blog at Psychology Today.

Click here to read articles from Business Insider.

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:

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)

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:
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.

NBC News THINK:
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.

Slate:
Meet the Young Adults Sneaking Behind Their Parents’ Backs to Get Vaccinated

Business Insider:
ICE is putting people who were released due to COVID-19 concerns back in jails. The decision is dangerous as the country enters another wave (w/ Sophia Gurulé and William Goedel)

The American Prospect:
Making Room for Children Vulnerable to COVID

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

Teen Vogue:
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

Popula:
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)

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

Macleans:
Massey College and insidious racism on Canadian campuses

The Globe and Mail:
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

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

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

CANADALAND:
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)

Jacobin:
Millennials Aren’t the Problem

Torontoist: 
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