Photo: Michelle Robidoux
Activists protest 'barbaric cultural practices' hotline at Kellie Leitch's office | Oct 9 2015 | Julie Devaney | On Thursday Oct. 8, women's groups and their supporters gathered outside Minister of the Status of Women Kellie Leitch's office to protest the "barbaric cultural practices" hotline.
Syrian refugees cross from Hungary into Austria on their way to Germany in Septe
Racism in the Canadian election: suppressing our better angels | Oct 9 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The main issue in Canada's election was to be the economy but the Conservatives are deliberately targeting Muslims.
Photo: flickr/ Tom Woodward
Conservatives still oblivious to issues important to Muslim women | Oct 9 2015 | Aaliya Khan | At a recent debate hosted by the Canadian Council for Muslim Women, the Conservative party showed, yet again, their complete disconnect with women and the Muslim community.
The Jewish establishment's silence on Conservative fearmongering is appalling | Oct 8 2015 | Larry Haiven | Surely we have learned that a person's clothing is a personal choice and a basic human right, whether they are influenced by religious or ethnic custom or not. Haven't we?
Not Rex: On the barbarian foothold in Canada | Oct 7 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | The niqab discussion has risen to absurd levels. Not Rex sheds some perspective.
Image: Justice for Mohamed Harkat facebook group
Sophie Harkat's husband Mohamed is being deported. Here's what she has to say. | Oct 7 2015 | Sophie Harkat | Mohamed Harkat was arrested under a security certificate on December 10, 2002. After 13 years of pure hell, Harkat received his deportation papers in the middle of the 2015 federal election campaign.
The niqab debate reminds us why we have a Charter | Oct 2 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Rights are to public opinion what Rob Ford's behaviour is to public opinion: irrelevant.
Hands off Africa: Canada's 300 years of intrusions exposed | Oct 1 2015 | Daniel Tseghay | Yves Engler's new book "Canada in Africa" exposes the Canadian government's complicity, and exploitation of, Canadian mines in Africa.
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'They don't see the humanity in us': Dior Vargas on mental health activism, racism and social change | Sep 25 2015 | Charlene Sayo | The mental health activist discusses the impacts of racism on immigrants and people of colour.
Image: Flickr/Al Jazeera English
How one black woman in Mecca can inspire millions to rise against misogyny and racism | Sep 24 2015 | Shenaz Kermalli | Hagar, the African servant slave of Abraham and Sarah, harbours a powerful message for today's Muslims and anyone affected by the refugee crisis.
Fighting for access to education for undocumented migrants in Montreal | Sep 23 2015 | Scott Neigh | Steve Baird talks about the Education Across Borders collective and the fight to win unimpeded access to school for undocumented migrant children.
Photo: Sarah Hassanein
Muslim youth debate leaves Conservatives in the dust | Sep 23 2015 | Aaliya Khan | On Friday Sept. 18, representatives from the major parties spoke to an audience of predominantly young and Muslim individuals. What issues took centre stage during this discussion?

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Desmond Cole accuses Justin Trudeau of Subtle Racism terrytowel said... This is what Desmond is tweeting this morning I wrote recently about subtle racism. We saw an...
Bloc Throws Hail Mary In New Attack Ad Against Mulcair & NDP terrytowel said... A vote for Thomas Mulcair and the NDP means a vote for pipelines and niqabs — and possibly even a...
Hassidic man assaulted in Outremont - hate attack? voice of the damned said... lagatta wrote:I don't want to jump to conclusions, but beating up a guy leaving a bank and NOT...
Sandra Bland's death in police custody takeitslowly said... Facebook comment   She was rude, he was aggressive to prove a point, his point was I'm in...
Finally: Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for 'racist' Roma tweets NorthReport said...   Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for ‘racist’ Roma tweets https://...
Racist hate crime: Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. alan smithee said... Right wing propagandist media and readily available firearms claims more innocent lives. The U.S....
Ottawa Raids see eleven deported and no trafficking victims found... susan davis said... in vancouver after anti immigrant raids focused on asian sex work venues one was...
Offensive against planned Pegida islamophobic demo in Petit Maghreb, Montréal lagatta said... I don't like to respond to my own post, but here is a statement by Québec solidaire on this: http...
Kathleen Wynne looking for a new human rights watchdog. Should Olivia Chow apply? terrytowel said... btw I just send Kathleen Wynne a tweet urging her to consider Olivia, and posted the same on Olivia...

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Socialist Worker
Interview: Working against colonialism in Vancouver
Bradley Hughes talked to Scott Clark, a Salish activist in Vancouver, who is the Executive Director of Aboriginal Life In Vancouver Enhancement – ALIVE about his work.

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