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Sept. 13, 2021

Canada’s COVID Coup

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Consent to Treatment: An absolutist perspective on bodily and mind in public policy and the law in Ontario

Introduction Ontario’s Medical Officer of (Ill)Health has exerted pressure on physicians not to write letters of accommodation for medical, religions or conscience. His is doing is nothing short of an abuse of authority, breach of public trust, a violation of the Hippocratic oath and criminal intervention in the patient-physician relationship.…


“No attempt must be made to encase man, for it is his destiny to be set free”. Frantz Fanon. 1977. Black Skin, White Masks. “What societies really, ideally, want is a citizenry which will simply obey the rules of society.  If a society succeeds in this, that society is about…

Canada’s COVID Coup

Tamari Kitossa, PhD September 13, 2021 Obedience is the psychological mechanism that links individual action to political purpose. It is the dispositional cement that binds men to systems of authority. Facts of recent history and observation in daily life suggest that for many people obedience may be a deeply ingrained…

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I am Associate Professor of Sociology at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada (2006 – present). I earned my BA (Hons) and Magisteriate degrees at York University and my Ph.D. at OISE/University of Toronto. I am contributor and editor of Appealing Because He Is Appalling: Black masculinities, colonialism and erotic racism (University of Alberta Press, 2021). With Erica Lawson and Philip S.S. Howard, I am lead editor and contributor to African Canadian Leadership: Continuity, Transition, and Transformation (University of Toronto Press, 2019). Along with Awad Ibrahim, Malinda Smith, and Handel K. Wright, he is co-editor and contributor to Nuances of Blackness in the Canadian Academy: Teaching, learning and researching while Black (University of Toronto Press, 2022).

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