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Headshot of me wearing red lipstick Kara Babcock

Kara’s Blog

Read my thoughts going back 17 years.

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  1. We are not the enemy

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    Tomorrow my local district of OSSTF, the Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation, is holding its strike vote. This vote determines whether we union members give our leadership a mandate to engage in job action, once we are in a legal position to do so, if they feel it is warranted. This could take many forms, from work-to-rule to rotating strikes to an all-out strike. It’s not something we do lightly. Although the Ford government is…

  2. Supercut

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    "And in my head / The visions never stop / … There's just a supercut." (I know it's a song about love and loss, but I still love supercuts, mmkay?)
  3. My big break

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    I broke my elbow in early June. This was the first time I broke a bone, and the experience was enlightening on many levels.
  4. Maybe we should start that fire

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    Canadian politics is desperately lacking in anyone with as much fire as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and that's a problem.
  5. Part of the system

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    Being part of a racist system doesn't make you racist. Refusing to acknowledge and stand up against system racism is what makes you racist.
  6. Kara and Becky take Montreal

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    I went on vacation to visit my friend Rebecca in her new city of Montreal, and I had an awesome, relaxing time.

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