Anti-Racism

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Why is racism in Canadian nightclubs so prevalent? | Oct 16 2014 | Ayesha Asghar | Ayesha experienced overt racism at a club in downtown Peterborough. And this wasn't the first time. Why does this keep happening and what can we do?
Exposing and challenging environmental racism in Nova Scotia | Oct 15 2014 | Scott Neigh | Ingrid Waldron and Lorne Julien talk about a project that seeks to understand and to build capacity to challenge environmetnal racism in African Nova Scotian and Mi'qmak communities.
There's no place for racism in the Toronto mayoral election | Oct 15 2014 | Dr. Joseph Y.K. Wong | How did race enter the mayoral race? There is no place for such covert racism, or "perpetual foreigner syndrome," which has permeated the 2014 mayoral election.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | Oct 14 2014 | October 17 is a day to rally against capitalism, poverty and exploitation
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Calling out whiteness in rabble's piece calling out whiteness | Oct 8 2014 | PSF Coordinators | White people taking up space talking about white people taking up space is neither helpful nor empowering to our communities. As Indigenous and PoC organizers of the forum we feel a need to respond.
Ten key facts about the Lucia Vega Jimenez inquest | Oct 6 2014 | 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.
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Interview: Van Jones on green jobs and labour politics | Oct 1 2014 | Claudio D'Andrea | Van Jones will be in Toronto talking green jobs this weekend. He took time to talk with rabble.ca about labour and green jobs. Here's that conversation.
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Death and despair in Canada's migrant dungeons | Sep 29 2014 | Harsha Walia | The coroner's inquest into Lucia Vega Jimenez's death that begins today may expose some horrifying details about migrant detention, but it will not restore Lucia's humanity and her right to be free.
Illustrating the hidden architecture of migrant detention | Sep 25 2014 | Daniel Tseghay | Tings Chak illustrates moments of resistance and struggle within migrant detention centres in Canada. Based on discussions with detainees, these drawings and text reveal these spaces of incarceration.
'Do the right thing': Civil rights icon Minnijean Brown Trickey on life-long resistance | Sep 23 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Civil rights icon and activist Minnijean Brown Trickey shares her thoughts about the legacy of Little Rock Nine, living in segregated America, and resisting at 73.
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Quebec laws keep undocumented children out of school | Sep 12 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | When Max's family's refugee application was denied, they were asked to pay for public school. They couldn't. Max missed two years. Advocates are working to make school free for all children.
Calling out whiteness at the Peoples' Social Forum | Sep 12 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | The Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa had a lot of great things going for it. But some were struck by the overwhelming whiteness of the forum.

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Realtor Rick Allenberg alleges racial profiling by client Roger Johnson kropotkin1951 said... The Tribunal will bounce this when it gets a chance. The person did not respond instead of filing a...
Hungarian Roma family in Montréal fighting deportation lagatta said... A spot of good news: The Buzas family have won a reprieve http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Roma+...
Jean-Marie Le Pen does it again! Unionist said... Here's more, in English: Jewish leaders call for Le Pen to be stripped of his immunity as an MEP...
Klansman, anti-semite arrested in Kansas City hate killings targeting Jews Rikardo said... I agree with your take on this. 300+ million Americans means a few crazies. in
"Anti-oppression has become a commodity" 6079_Smith_W said... When it comes right down to it I have heard far more forceful arguments which also ask me to accept...
Allyship 6079_Smith_W said... I count my allies based on issues of common concern, not issues on which we disagree. In fact, a...
"Why I Wouldn't See '12 Years a Slave' With a White Person" Maysie said... "Why I Wouldn't See '12 Years a Slave' With a White Person" Quote: Though I was born in North...
Hi from an american with a question bagkitty said... Welcome squeezeplay. strangely enough I think the first place you might want to look is the...
Berlusconi compares own legal woes to those of Jews in Nazi Germany... 6079_Smith_W said... Forgotten? I wouldn't put it past him to have timed the announcement. in
Aboriginal ex-child prostitute warns of sex trade on ships susan davis said... i have heard of this in meetings up north in prince rupert, here by the port of vancouver...

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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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