Lukashenko has begun to weaponize migrants in response to EU imposed sanctions

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It’s been thirteen months since the Belarussian election and since President Alexander G. Lukashenko claimed to have won with 80 percent of the vote. It’s believed that the election was rigged, especially due to Lukashenko’s faltering support amid an economic downturn at the time and his failed attempt to properly…

Song Gegen Song is a direct way to influence the legacy of Rammstein’s discography.

Rammstein Live at Madison Square Garden in 2010 (Wikimedia Commons)

Starting September 17th, 2021, Rammstein had started an Instagram-based game in which some of the band’s most popular songs are put against each other — this game is called Song Gegen Song, an homage to their 2005 song Mann Gegen Mann. The game is run through the band’s official Instagram…

The city on Canada’s west coast might have a solution to our housing crisis.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated a worldwide housing crisis, with property prices skyrocketing not just nationally but internationally, as well. This problem isn’t just affecting homebuyers but also people wishing to rent. Berlin has reported people being shut out due to housing prices, with London and Paris reporting similar. Even…

The artist's latest solo work takes a sorrowful turn away from her post-rock roots.

Singer and guitarist Emma Ruth Rundle at Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, 2013 (Wikimedia Commons)

Emma Ruth Rundle had been teasing the release of new work since the end of August in an Instagram post formally announcing her work on a solo album, the first in the singer and guitarist's career since her album, On Dark Horses, released in 2018. Concurrently, she has been the…

We find a strange comfort in the idea that this didn’t happen to us.

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In the wake of the Soviet collapse in 1991, Western observers began to shift their focus from the Chernobyl accident itself to the health effects of the disaster. Western journalists started to visit the contaminated areas and to address the health effects that had been downplayed by the Soviet government…

Change begins with us and our ability to readjust our values

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I’ve recently received a warning about dangerous air quality and smoke in my area, a direct response to the wildfires plaguing the West Coast of Canada, brought on by the severe and unseasonably hot weather British Columbia has been suffering with. I live on the opposite side of the country…

Snowy Bus Ride — taken by the author

The alarm goes off at 6:30, the dim blue light of dawn pouring in through the crack in my window blinds. I hit snooze a couple of times, letting my phone vibrate on my wooden bookshelf before I feel compelled to pull myself out of bed. The exhaustion of getting…

This is a super insightful read, and especially poignant as society has simply started to monetize sustainability without doing the hard work of changing behaviours. We can't buy our way out of this one, as you say, and the work is going to be a lot harder than simple rebranding.

Chernobyl AES — Wikimedia Commons

“The general strategy behind these tactics was to deny damaging evidence and admit only what could not, in the face of overwhelming evidence, be repudiated”.[1] Kate Brown’s statement in Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future, is a critique of behaviour she noticed during each nuclear disaster —…

White Dice on a Brown Wooden Table provided by Stephen Hardy (Pexel)

Since the inception of Dungeon and Dragon’s fifth edition in 2014, the game has garnered an incredible following with Wizards of the Coast, the company that owns and produces Dungeons and Dragon, claiming 40 million D&D fans in 2019 alone. …

Angela Capobianco

Based in K’jipuktuk/Halifax, NS. Scholar and freelance writer. Contributing writer and critical editor at Ecology and Action magazine. Hoping to make my mark.

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