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Alex Denonville

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With the surprise election of Donald Trump in the United States, and Kevin O’Leary’s fresh lead in Canada’s Conservative Party leadership race, there’s no better time to talk about economic inequality and its impact on our democracy. more

Jan 31, 2017 3:27 PM Culture 2 Comments

Perhaps because it's a sign of an aging body. I'm okay with a few extra pounds around the midsection, but balding seems more like the sands of an hourglass, a strand-by-strand reminder of my march towards inevitable death. more

Dec 29, 2016 10:16 AM Culture

“If we’re good enough to work here, we’re good enough to live here.” That’s the rallying cry of Canada’s seasonal agricultural workers and those advocating on their behalf. more

Oct 7, 2016 10:21 AM Culture

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It shouldn’t be a surprise that poverty is concentrated in particular places. For many Windsorites, the fact that some neighbourhoods are “worse off” is readily apparent. more

Aug 4, 2016 12:26 PM

It didn’t take long for Dr. Julie Lesnik, a Wayne State University anthropologist, to realize that we in the west are missing out on a highly nutritious, yet much maligned, food source. more

Jul 12, 2016 9:45 PM Culture

Growth is gospel. It’s the idea that solutions to our problems come from growing our economy, our population, and the boundaries of our cities. more

Jun 1, 2016 11:16 AM Culture

The recent announcement that the provincial government will fund a basic income pilot project had Windsor’s politicians clamouring to make the case that our city, struggling with chronically high unemployment and persistent poverty, was the perfect.. more

May 5, 2016 9:27 AM Culture 3 Comments

Much ink has been spilled about the recently cancelled event of an organization which presents itself as a cure to what ails the modern man. more

Mar 1, 2016 3:26 PM Culture 1 Comments

We use language to boil down a complex issue, like poverty, into something understandable. It’s comforting to know that we can feed someone through a donation at the grocery store, or put a roof over someone’s head by buying a toque. more

Feb 10, 2016 12:40 PM Culture

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Citing security concerns, our federal government has said no to unaccompanied young men seeking asylum in Canada. Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan stated that efforts would be focused on the most vulnerable; families, women and children. more

Jan 14, 2016 11:38 AM Culture

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