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Proportional representation not a cure-all for underrepresentation of women in Parliament | Aug 4 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Only 13 per cent of members elected in 2015 are from visible minority groups. Only 26 per cent of MPs are women.
Settler solidarity against colonial urban development | Aug 3 2016 | Scott Neigh | William Felepchuk and Brian McDougall talk about settler organizing in solidarity with Algonquin opposition to a condo development on a sacred site in Ottawa.
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For Republicans and Democrats both, the patriotism of Muslims is always in question | Aug 3 2016 | Shenaz Kermalli | Is the idea of a Muslim being a proud citizen so novel that it merits thunderous applause? In the United States, it seems to be.
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Banning Arabs from public pools isn't racism? | Aug 3 2016 | Judy Haiven | Overt racism in Israeli society towards Palestinian citizens of Israel is becoming the norm. Where is Canada's institutional Jewish community?
Photo: Sasha Patterson, End Immigration Detention Peterborough
Immigration detainees end 18-day hunger strike | Aug 3 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Resistance against indefinite detention amps up as massive solidarity action planned for October and groups continue to pressure Minister Goodale.
Black Lives Matter bring fight for racial justice to Vancouver Dyke March | Aug 2 2016 | Lenée Son | Support and solidarity were interwoven throughout the march on Saturday. Black Lives Matter members called for accountability.
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Hamilton's sanctuary city languishes as political will fades | Jul 28 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Hamilton's city council unanimously approved a motion that permitted undocumented migrants to access municipal services. But lack of staff and will has led to a lack of change for these people.
Help pay for the funeral expenses of Abdirahman Abdi | Jul 27 2016 | Let's support the family as we demand justice.
The Black Lives Matter Freedom School continues to inspire change | Jul 25 2016 | On July 30, come on out and join the BLMTO Freedom School to protest the incarceration of Jasmine Abdullah and support the migrant hunger strikers.
Image: Flickr/Wissotzky
Canada will never end racism unless it dispels these three national myths first | Jul 25 2016 | Vince Wong | Two weeks ago, Regent Park bore witness to possibly the most candid public discussion on racism with high-level decision-makers in Ontario's history. But it can't stop there.
Photo: Disney | ABC Television Group/flickr
Welcome to the Republican National Convention, where guns are acceptable but tennis balls are not | Jul 21 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Republican National Convention is a highly scripted, elaborately staged and lavishly publicly funded private party. Scores of Trump supporters have proudly shown up with their guns at their sides.
Radicalizing body positivity politics | Jul 20 2016 | Scott Neigh | Tameera Mohamed talks about the radical, intersectional, body positivity of Our Resilient Bodies.

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Toronto and York Region Labour Council
Statement on the police killing of Abdirahman Abdi
We write statements, call for reform, yet police violence against unarmed Black men and women continues. We need action and we need it now.

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