Harsha Walia

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Dec 17, 2014
Photo: scottlum/flickr

Is Canada overlooking its own anti-Black racism?

Harsha Walia
As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
Columnists
Dec 17, 2014

Do Black Lives Matter in Canada?

As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
News
Oct 28, 2014
Photo: flickr/2010 Legal Observers

No safe haven: Canada's 'managed migration'

Harsha Walia
Canada is often cast as a liberal counterpoint to aggressive U.S. immigration enforcement tactics. But, the U.S. has actually pointed to Canada as the model to implement for U.S. migration policy.
Blog
Oct 6, 2014

Ten key facts about the Lucia Vega Jimenez inquest

Harsha Walia
This past week an all-white jury listened to testimony at the inquest into the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez while in Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) custody. What it found should be shocking.
Columnists
Sep 11, 2014

Thirteen years into the War of Terror

Over the past 13 years, the War on Terror has been one of linguistic and legal contortions that allow the state to fortify itself with increasing policing and surveillance powers.
Columnists
Aug 13, 2014

Mount Polley: Mining is disaster

The mining industry is a key example of Canada's colonial and capitalist foundations, devastating the environment, dispossessing communities, and committing egregious human rights violations.
Columnists
Jun 18, 2014

The bell hooks phone line bothers me

The new hotline that sends automated bell hooks quotes to aggressive men demanding women's phone numbers is getting rave reviews. But what does it mean for framings of consent and rape culture?
News
Feb 8, 2013

Indigenous sovereigntists speak

Harsha Walia
Harsha Walia talks with land defenders Sam McKay, Freda Huson and Toghestiy about Indigenous sovereignty, exercising inherent rights and responsibilities, and protection of lands and waters.
News
Oct 14, 2011

Letter to Occupy Together Movement

Harsha Walia
I am inspired that the dynamic of the movement so far has been organic; that all those who choose to participate are collectively responsible, but we cannot underestimate the difficult terrain ahead.

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