Podcast E5: “Ontario Liberals Cover Up Sexual Harassment”

*Podcast also available on googleplay, iTunes, and podcast apps like Castbox. SUMMARY Sam Nami, ex-President of the UofT Scarborough Young Liberals, talks about the resistance he faced trying to get the Ontario Liberal Party to address sexual harassment within their ranks. ¬†Fake investigations by friendly insiders, assailants receiving promotions, bullying, racism, and organizational silence are … Continue reading Podcast E5: “Ontario Liberals Cover Up Sexual Harassment”

Podcast Episode 4: “WE, EWB, and Doing Harm by Trying to Do Good”

*Podcast available on googleplay, iTunes, and podcast apps like Castbox. WE, EWB, and Doing Harm by Trying to Do Good CW: abuse, institutional violence SUMMARY Aakhil Lakhani and Chelsey Rhodes, two of the co-organizers of Total System Failure, talk about the WE Charity scandal and draw comparisons with EWB.¬† They refer to Boris Martin (above … Continue reading Podcast Episode 4: “WE, EWB, and Doing Harm by Trying to Do Good”

Audio of Chelsey Rhodes’ Phone Call with EWB Board, June 13 2019

Below you will find an audio recording of a phone call that took place on June 13, 2019, with Chelsey Rhodes and Alex Fox speaking to the following representatives from the Board of Directors of Engineers Without Borders (EWB): Rebecca Kresta (Board chair) and Manissa Patel (Board member). Content Warning: the call contains strong language, … Continue reading Audio of Chelsey Rhodes’ Phone Call with EWB Board, June 13 2019

You Can’t Report a System to Itself: Notes on a Collective Failure

*by Chelsey Rhodes, March 8, 2020 A big thank you to the rest of my team, the wonderful Alex, Aakhil, and Johnny, who were endlessly supportive, strategic, and brave. Thanks also to those who donated, spoke up, wrote letters, started boycotts, called for resignations, sent kind encouragement, exited the organization in protest, and signed on … Continue reading You Can’t Report a System to Itself: Notes on a Collective Failure