Q&A with George Elliott Clarke | Apr 8 2015 | Lauren Scott | Acclaimed Canadian poet George Elliott Clarke talks Black Canadian literature, history, politics and hell.
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Our inconsistent reactions to tragedy: Charlie Hebdo, Kenya and racism | Apr 7 2015 | Nora Loreto | When defending free speech is cover for maintaining white supremacy.
Cindy Gladue decision sparks cross-country protests | Apr 3 2015 | John Bonnar | Convinced that Cindy had consented to the violence that left an 11 cm wound in her vagina causing her to bleed to death, an almost all-white, almost all-male jury acquitted her killer, a white man.
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Federal government warns foreign workers going 'underground' is not an option | Apr 2 2015 | Fatima Syed | The work permits of many temporary foreign workers (TFWs) who have been working in Canada for more than four years expires today, requiring them to leave immediately or suffer the consequences.
Ottawa Vigil For Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
April 2: Demand justice for Cindy Gladue | Apr 2 2015 | Stand up against the murder of aboriginal women
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Today, protests demand justice for Cindy Gladue. Follow them here. | Apr 2 2015 | rabble staff | Across Canada, activists are gathering to demand justice in the case of Cindy Gladue. Follow the protest here.
stand up for rights
Activist Toolkit roundup: Stand up for your rights! Stop deportations and Bill C-51 | Apr 2 2015 | Maya Bhullar | You've done a lot in these two weeks!! Here is a summary post.
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RCMP stop another suspected terrorist... without C-51 | Mar 26 2015 | Stuart Trew | The Charlottetown Guardian reports the RCMP has arrested a Prince Edward Island man they suspect might carry out a terrorist offence. It's somewhat awkward for the government.
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Lost in the '50s with Harper's anti-terror pablum | Mar 24 2015 | Matthew Behrens | When it comes to "anti-terrorism," government and state security agency behaviour is dominated by throwbacks to the Cold War, with Harper serving as Canada's self-appointed avenging angel.
Four woman sit wearing hijabs on a planter near Bay and Dundas (August 2013).
The first time I saw a niqab, I hated it. Harper showed me I was spectacularly wrong. | Mar 23 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Thanks to the singular cruelty and political opportunism of our prime minister, Gerry Caplan has learned that his assumptions and interpretations about Muslim face coverings were simply wrong.
The shitty things we do to each other in activist communities | Mar 19 2015 | Laura Brightwell | How call-out culture verges on the abusive and the language we use around conflict enables us to push out members of our communities at will.
end racism
Chief Isadore Day calls for Annual Day of National Dialogue on Ending Racism in Canada | Mar 19 2015 | Maya Bhullar | Last month, Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River First Nation, wrote an open letter to Parliament asking that April 12 be set aside as an Annual Day for a National Dialogue on Ending Racism.

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Allyship 6079_Smith_W said... I count my allies based on issues of common concern, not issues on which we disagree. In fact, a...
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