Unlimited access to Briarpatch along with 5,000+ other digital magazines and premium articles
Briarpatch is an award-winning magazine of politics and culture. Fiercely independent and proudly polemical, Briarpatch offers original reporting, insight, and analysis from a grassroots perspective. As a reader-supported publication, Briarpatch is not just devoted to reporting on social movements — it’s committed to building them.
The leftist's case against the carbon tax. What does the death of Josephine Pelletier tell us about the interplay between colonialism, incarceration, and police brutality? The grunt work of antifascism. Are Ontario's Indigenous child welfare agencies much better than their colonial predecessors? Jason Kenney is borrowing from Israel's anti-BDS playbook to take down Alberta's environmental activists. Plus a book review, comic, and more.