Ho-ho-hello there! Gregory Pichorowycz, Editor-at-Large, welcomes you to the Canvas Christmas mini-issue.
Simon Renwick considers the question of whether the Christmas spirit has been lost in the shopping centres.
A Wiltshire Vicar accidentally let slip the biggest secret of Christmas to a group of children – that Santa Claus is not real. He apologised, but Gregory Pichorowycz explores the morality of his actions, and of breaking illusions in general.
There are many who struggle through Christmas. Sean Mcintosh argues that the state has a responsibility towards these people over the Yuletide period.
Contemporary feminist activists and thinkers have been extremely successful at getting their voices heard on international stage, especially in negotiations on gendered violence. Nowhere has this been more evident than the strong anti-trafficking lobby. However this article argues that such voices have often misrepresented the issue in order to pursue problematic discursive strategies.
In this article as part of International Women’s Week, Eleanor Pierpoint argues that the feminist movement must avoid division and unite in its fight against oppression.
Natalie King looks at the arguments surrounding Page 3 and argues that it is time for ‘No More Page 3′
In this article for Canvas’ mini-issue on International Women’s Week, Adam Hawksbee evaluates the concept of social reproduction
In this article, as part of International Women’s Week, Tom Maguire-Wright explores the extent to which men benefit from sexist structures and norms within society.
This article, part of Canvas’ International Women’s Week mini-issue, argues that something has to be done to combat the culture of shame that surrounds abortion.