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Why is the Freedom Convoy Fighting for Freedom?

How capitalist and far-right imaginaries co-opt working class grievances

Photo by Naomi Mckinney on Unsplash

It’s been two weeks since the ‘Freedom Convoy’ reached Canada’s capital, Ottawa, to protest against the federal government’s Jan. 15 vaccine mandate. The convoy was organized by anti-mandate group, Canada Unity, and supported by various anti-vaxx and separatist groups like the Maverick Party. Since then, the…

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MCQ

MCQ

Public scholar and educator. Environmental politics, human-nature relations, and the history of social & political thought. Find me on Twitter @mcqposts