Vaccine passports will exacerbate existing inequalities caused by globalization: allowing the rich to accelerate a return to their accustomed freedom of movement while the poor are physically and economically restricted, with limited access to the COVID-19 vaccine
While the nation has implemented various restrictions targeting the spread of the virus from within, from the very beginning, restricting travel has been one of Canada’s main focuses in tackling this deadly disease.
Donald Trump’s embarrassing fall from power in November 2020 carries a bleak omen for other crass right-wing leaders like Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro’s campaign tactics from 2018 will not work again, with his anti-establishment rhetoric not carrying the same appeal since his policies have resulted in countless deaths.
Following the Black Lives Matter protests this summer, many were concerned that the movement would not translate into meaningful change. Transitional justice is a step that can be taken by the US to keep the rallying cries of the summer alive.
The Catalyst team met with Shaquiera Hamilton to discuss her upcoming article “Reimagining Jamaican Black National Identity Through the Voices of the Dispossessed: A Counter-Hegemonic Movement” in the upcoming Spring 2021 edition of Chrysalis.
The Catalyst team met with Clara Sedzro to discuss her upcoming article “Navigating Feminism and Self-Determination: Indigenous Women's Movements and Indigenous Feminism in Canada and Internationally” in the upcoming Spring 2021 edition of Chrysalis.
The kidnapping and murder of Sarah Everard sparked national outcry, evident in the protests, social media posts, and media articles written in response to her death. Her death quickly became a symbol of the violence that women face at the hands of men, and the system that upholds it.
The Catalyst team met with Kate Grantham to discuss her paper “Industrial Animal Agriculture in the Brazilian Amazon: Environmental and Ethical Disaster” to be featured in the upcoming Spring 2021 edition of Chrysalis.