Nora Loreto

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Spin Doctors

How Media and Politicians Misdiagnosed the Covid-19 Pandemic

As Canada was in the grips of the worst pandemic in a century, Canadian media struggled to tell the story. Newsrooms, already run on threadbare budgets, struggled to make broader connections that … 417 View

Take Back the Fight

Organizing Feminism for the Digital Age

Two decades of neoliberalism have destroyed a structured, pan-regional feminist movement in Canada. As a result, new generations of feminists have come to age without ever seeing the force that … 256 View
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Introduction

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In the introduction to her book, Loreto describes where she was when the Covid-19 pandemic had hit Canada. Loreto briefly describes roles journalists and politicians played in feeding a specific … 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

If Mainstream Feminism Says Everything Can Be Feminist, Is Everything Feminist?

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In the Introduction, the author first discusses abortion, both its personal and political aspects. The limitations of feminism to make lives better for racialized, Indigenous, disabled and queer … 12 $1.20 Add
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March 2020: The Pandemic Emerges

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In this chapter, Loreto discusses the first Covid-19 cases in Canada and examines the way Covid-19 was portrayed by politicians and the media during this time. 21 $2.10 Add
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White Supremacy and the First Feminist Waves in Canada

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In the first chapter, the author narrates the history of the first feminist movement in Canada until the collapse of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. She focuses on the … 18 $1.80 Add
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April 2020: Disaster in Residential Care

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This chapter examines how Covid-19 impacted aged care facilities and residential homes. Loreto explores how politicians contributed to the rising death tolls of Canada’s elderly population, … 27 $2.70 Add
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Neoliberalism and Decentralized Activism

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The second chapter, Neoliberalism and Decentralized Activism, provides background on neoliberal economic policy and considers the role of it in the destruction of social movements via the ways it … 20 $2.00 Add
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Feminism in the Digital Era

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The third chapter, Feminism in the Digital Era, looks at how digital technologies have shaped feminism, via having new ways to organize. It also considers the weaknesses of such platforms in the … 16 $1.60 Add
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May 2020: COVID-19 Hits Food Processing Industries

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This chapter covers how Covid-19 impacted food processing industries. Loreto examines how the workers in grocery stores, factories, and plants were "hailed as frontline heroes and treated as … 21 $2.10 Add
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June 2020: Systemic Racism and COVID-19 Spread

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This chapter explores Covid-19 during June 2020 as well as the Black Lives Matter movement. The response of Canadian politicians and journalists is examined. Loreto discusses how Covid-19 … 26 $2.60 Add
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Social Movement Organizations as a Vehicle for Change

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Chapter four, Social Movement Organizations as a Vehicle for Change, first unpacks what movement organizations are, looking at the campaign for maternity leave as a case study, and then … 18 $1.80 Add
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Debating and Re-Debating What Is Feminism

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Debating and Re-Debating What is Feminism, chapter five, articulates the importance of holding debates, and the need for a location for hosting debates. She asserts that debate skills are … 22 $2.20 Add
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July 2020: The Lie of Personal Responsibility

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In this chapter, Loreto examines the neoliberal politics employed by politicians and the media to encourage a sense of individual responsibility to prevent further spread of the virus. Loreto … 22 $2.20 Add
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August 2020: The End of CERB

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This chapter discuss Covid-19 during August 2020. Loreto examines the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (cerb); discussing who was eligible and when, how it impacted Canadians, and what the … 22 $2.20 Add
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Disseminating Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Era

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Disseminating Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Era, chapter six, argues for the importance of and need for locations for sharing feminist knowledge and debate, and for developing activist … 22 $2.20 Add