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Blog
Feb 9, 2017

Capitalism and racism grew up together

Gary Engler
As long as there have been battles over resources people have objectified and demeaned the “other” but racism was invented to serve the economic interests of European capitalists.
Blog
Mar 9, 2016

Women, peace and security in Jordan

Yusur Al Bahrani
International Women's Day, March 8, is different in Jordan. It’s a country surrounded by the region's conflicts and instabilities, but yet is a safe haven for those fleeing wars and strife.
Podcast
Dec 13, 2015

War on terror and the growth of ISIS

Redeye
In the wake of the attacks in Paris last month, the French government vowed to escalate surveillance of Muslims. Paul Gottinger says we need to move beyond what he calls the hysteria of vengeance.
Podcast
Nov 22, 2015

Plans for the arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees

Redeye
Justin Trudeau has called on Canadians to reject racism and to welcome Syrians fleeing conflict. We speak with Janet Dench of the Canadian Council for Refugees about how people will be resettled.
Columnists
Nov 20, 2015

Why is France emulating the U.S.?

Instead of making declarations of war, France needs to remember the Lafontaine fable about the ox and the frog, and re-examine its blind new alignment with American imperialism.

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