Kyle Willmott, Simon Fraser University The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) describes itself as “a non-partisan, non-profit advocacy organization committed to lower taxes, less waste and more government accountability.” But it takes advantage of the positive associations people often have with the word “taxpayer” and attempts to fill it with neoliberal and anti-Indigenous political ideas. Throughout my research, I have tracked the CTF. The organization has … Continue reading The Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s politics are anti-Indigenous — so why do media outlets still quote them?
Willie Murphy died the day after Thanksgiving 2021. His wife, Mary, cared for him in their Nashville, Tennessee, home with the help of a new hospice agency focused on serving Black patients. (BLAKE FARMER / WPLN NEWS) By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio This time, it didn’t take much persuading for Mary Murphy to embrace home hospice. When her mother was dying from Alzheimer’s disease in 2020, … Continue reading Black-Owned Hospice Seeks to Bring Greater Ease in Dying to Black Families