Julie S. Lalonde is an internationally recognized women’s rights advocate and public educator. She is the author of Resilience Is Futile: The Life and Death and Life of Julie S. Lalonde (Between the Lines, 2020). Julie works with various feminist organizations dedicated to ending sexual violence, engaging bystanders and building communities of support. She is a frequent media source on issues of violence against women and her work has appeared on Al Jazeera, CBC’s The National, TVO’s The Agenda, Vice, WIRED magazine and FLARE, among others. She is a recipient of the Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case.
Fahim Amir is a Viennese philosopher and author. He has taught at various universities and art academies in Europe and Latin America. His research explores the thresholds of natures, cultures and urbanism; art and utopia; and colonial historicity and modernism.
Peter McFarlane is an author, journalist, and editor. His books include Northern Shadows: Canadians in Central America and Ancient Land, Ancient Sky: Following Canada’s Native Canoe Routes. He currently lives north of Montreal and is engaged in a number of writing and editing projects.
Ian Radforth is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History, University of Toronto. A Canadian social historian, he is the author of Bushworkers and Bosses: Logging in Northern Ontario, 1900–1980 and Royal Spectacle: The 1860 Visit of the Prince of Wales to Canada and the United States.
nicole marie burton is a comic book and children’s book illustrator based in Ontario. With over a decade of experience in activist art and design, she is a founding member of the Ad Astra Comix publishing collective, which specializes in comics with social justice themes. Her published work includes The Beast: Making a Living on a Dying Planet, The Boy Who Walked Backwards, a chapter in the anthology Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working Class Struggle, and Enemy Alien (Between the Lines, 2020).
Aziz Choudry is Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Movement Learning and Knowledge Production in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation, University of Johannesburg. He has been involved in a range of social, political and environmental justice movements and organizations since the 1980s. He is author of Learning activism: The intellectual life of contemporary social movements, co-author of Fight back: Workplace justice for immigrants. His co-edited books include Organize! Building from the local for global justice, Unfree Labour: Struggles of migrant and immigrant workers in Canada, and Reflections on knowledge, learning and social movements.
Dr. Jason Russell holds a PhD in history from York University and is an associate professor at SUNY Empire State College in Buffalo, New York. He is the author of Our Union: UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950 to 1990 and Making Managers in Canada, 1945–1995: Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities. He is currently working on several forthcoming books on North American labour history.
Salim Vally is Professor and Director of CERT, Faculty of Education, at the University of Johannesburg and the National Research Foundation – South African Research Initiative’s Chair in Community, Adult and Workers Education. He is co-editor of Education, Economy and Society and Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History’s Schools.