'Am I Next?' campaign spreads across North America | Dec 25 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" and "I Can't Breathe" campaign asks "Am I Next?"
A ‘war’ on the police? How about the war on women and other marginalized groups? | Dec 23 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The shooting deaths of two police officers in Brooklyn this past weekend is a tragedy, but so is the fact that women die every day at the hands of men.
Teens minding their own business not cool with being used as proof of post-racial society | Dec 22 2014 | Anne Theriault | The two teens caught on camera (without their consent) by 'The Blind Side' woman, Leigh Anne Tuohy, give their side of the story.
NYPD deaths and the vulgar racial narrative | Dec 22 2014 | J. Baglow | The recent murders of two New York police officers has been carelessly portrayed as anti-white. Just one problem with that.
GroundWire | December 22, 2014: #BlackLivesMatter, alternative transportation, Ryerson radio | Dec 22 2014 | GroundWire | This episode covers #BlackLivesMatter, alternative transportation in Halifax, and Ryerson's radio station's successful bid for a spot on the AM dial.
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What does #BlackLivesMatter mean for climate change? Everything. | Dec 19 2014 | Naomi Klein | The reality of an economic order built on white supremacy is the whispered subtext of our entire response to the climate crisis, and it badly needs to be dragged into the light.
Not Rex: The lethal over-policing problem | Dec 19 2014 | Humberto DaSilva | Why are police forces expanding and militarizing while crime is at its lowest in decades?
No justice, no peace. Revolutionary advocacy is everywhere, but D.C. | Dec 18 2014 | Tiffany MacLellan | There is a tension at the #BlackLivesMatter protests in D.C., not between police and protester, but between grassroots and local activists and the liberal agenda.
Building solidarity between migrant and Canadian workers | Dec 17 2014 | Scott Neigh | Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue talk about a grassroots effort to build relationships and solidarity between temporary foreign workers and Canadian workers.
Photo: scottlum/flickr
Do Black Lives Matter in Canada? | Dec 17 2014 | 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.
Image: Instragram
'The Blind Side' woman does something racist, gets retweeted by white people | Dec 16 2014 | Anne Theriault | Leigh Anne Tuohy profiles and accosts two black teenagers who were sitting alone and completely minding their own business and gets heralded as a white saviour. Something is wrong here.
Photo: Paul Bailey/flickr
B.C.'s workers need a Human Rights Commission | Dec 15 2014 | Devyn Cousineau | B.C.'s low-wage workers need a Human Rights Commission. The responsibility for fighting discrimination in the workplace cannot be theirs alone.

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Solidarity with the Sikh community against racism
In the last few months an anti-immigrant group has been distributing racist flyers scapegoating the Sikh community in Toronto.

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