Vol. 20: Environmental Justice is Out Now!


Get your copy from our stand in the HNES lounge!
Check it out online at http://www.yorku.ca/currents (this website)
And stay tuned for information about our Launch Party for the volume! (Tentatively scheduled for mid-September 2017)

Don't miss Rachel Small's spoken word poem, Lot Eight / Lote Ocho, on our SoundCloud – https://soundcloud.com/undercurrentsaty…/lot-eight-lote-ocho

The volume includes...

Scholarly Essays
Maya Nye and Reena Shadaan - Solidarity in Struggle: 32 years on... From Bhopal, India to Kanawha Valley, USA - featuring artwork by Kokila Bhattacharya (who also provided the artwork for our covers)
Dylan McMahon - A "Feast of Fools": Food Security and the Carnivalesque in Peterborough, Ontario's Food Not Bombs
Jan Kucic-Riker - The Treaty 8 First Nations and BC Hydro's Site C Dam

Melissa A. Dean - Black PoeTree Saved My Life
Tina Garnett - from the dust of their elder's bones
Rachell Small - Lot Eight / Lote Ocho

Visual Art
Carmen Umana K. - Cyborg Salmon
Peter Hobbs - excerpt from The Tale of the Sarnia Nose (a toxic comic book)
Erica A. Gajewski - Mercury, Water, PCB, DDT

Excerpts from Kathleen Brown's story City Disappearing

And Book Reviews of
A Canadian Climate of Mind: Passages from Fur to Energy and Beyond by Timothy B. Leduc - Benjamin J. Kapron
A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice edited by Toban Black, Stephen D’Arcy, Tony Weiss, and Joshua Kahn Russell – Jacob McLean
Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution edited by Andrew Boyd and Dave Oswald Mitchell – Romanda Simpson
Languages of the Unheard: Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy by Stephen D’Arcy – Erika Hennebury
Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition by Glen Sean Coulthard – Dylan McMahon
Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence by Christina B. Hanhardt – Rio Rodriguez