Trigger warning: this post contains a discussion about police brutality, police killings, white supremacy and psychiatric violence. Note: by tragic coincidence, just one hour after I put this post up on my website, El Cajon police shock and killed Alfred Olango. Alfred was a Black Ugandan refugee with mental health issues. He was in mental […]
I am excited about my latest comic coming out. It is about the cuts to social assistance that the Liberal government have put in place. You can see the whole thing at the OCAP website.
I lived on social assistance – first welfare and then ODSP (‘disability’) for many years. I have also been organizing and doing casework with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty for a long time. I was recently training some folks who were just starting to do casework and I wrote down the key benefits that they […]