About the Author

Ariel Wyse is a freelance writer who lives and works in Southern Ontario. She is passionate about feminism, sustainability and labour rights. She holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from The University of Toronto.

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Washrooms in Dhaka

Dhaka toilet terror

Allow  Anita Amreen, a staff reporter for the Dhaka Tribune, to paint a picture for you of what it’s like to use a nicer public washroom in her city: “What a relief it was to find a muddy, wet... Read More

World Humanitarian Day

Why don't we do more for mankind?

U.S. soldiers and relief workers stand outside the devastated Canal Hotel in Baghdad on Aug. 19, 2003. On August 19th, 2003 a hotel bombing in Baghdad left twenty-two people dead. Sergio Vieira de... Read More

Race and Fashion

A worker uses a dial linking machine on the production line of the Vintage Apparels garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last year. Jeff Holt/Bloomberg/Getty Images Oftentimes, representation becomes the focus of our discussions of racism in the fashion industry.... Read More

Could Vicunas Become Extinct?

The Golden Fleece of the Vicunas

The vicuna, a relative of the llama, has a storied history. The Incas believed it was the reincarnation of a beautiful woman who received a golden coat in exchange for marrying a hideous king.... Read More

The Gendered Dimension of Sweatshop Labour

Who Has the Feminist Movement Left Behind?

Merriam-Webster defines feminism as both “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes” and “organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests.” The popular Swedish retailer H&M used... Read More

Combatting Desertification

Cotton is an Unsustainable Fibre Leaching the Moisture From the Soil

The desert is rapidly overtaking the Aral sea - this boat is stranded miles from shore.   The Aral Sea was once among the top-five largest lakes in... Read More

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