Editor, Briarpatch Magazine
Saima Desai is the editor of Briarpatch Magazine, an independent magazine of grassroots politics based in Regina, Saskatchewan, on Treaty 4 territory. Briarpatch began 45 years ago as a local anti-poverty newsletter, and has since grown into a national magazine reporting on social movements. In her activism, Saima focusses on migrant justice and Palestine liberation. She gives workshops on media literacy, citizen journalism, and the importance of independent media.