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Venue Guide: Basketball invades Ryerson Athletic Centre

Venue Guide is a series looking at the competition grounds for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.

Toronto’s ‘Cathedral of Hockey’ is now the gloriously renovated home to Ryerson Athletic Centre and the site of basketball for TO2015. 183 more words


Kazakh lobbying in Switzerland is now dead

Several recent scandals have thrown the spotlight on efforts to influence Swiss parliamentarians by the regime of president Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan. The authoritarian Central Asian state commonly uses such lobbying methods, as it tries to improve its image in the West.



checking privileges

I was raped from a relatively privileged position. I am a white, middle class, ‘straight’, young, cis female. I am a feminist; I have a very strong support network and have been brought up with a sense of self-worth. 559 more words


CAPS seeks fewer humans to solve California drought

A recent television commercial was broadcast in California making the case that immigration is to blame for California’s recent drought. The Los Angeles Times reports… 483 more words

Polyglotism, men and women/Poliglotismo, los hombres y las mujeres

English (español abajo)

Okay, so if you are a language enthusiast you’ve probly come across articles about polyglots in your internet wanderings at some point or another. 689 more words


Gender and Feminism | Guest Post

This week’s post is a guest post from the lovely PlainT, over at Queering the Nerd.

It’s time to talk about gender! And feminism! 1,449 more words


Queer Temporality Puritans TransAtlantic

I was going to bed early tonight, or “early” as in my usual bedtime of about 10:40 but I like to pretend that as a hip-young thing I stay up past 11 on frequent occasions. 762 more words