A roundtable on gendered colonial violence: Part two | Feb 13 2015 | Harsha Walia | Harsha Walia hosted a roundtable with four Indigenous women leaders who have been taking action against colonial gendered violence for decades. Here is the second part of that conversation.
Photo: flickr/Derek Rose
We are All Canadians: Toronto and York's Labour Council calls for solidarity over fear | Feb 12 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Toronto and York Region Labour Council adopts statement of solidarity with Muslims and racialized people.
Photo: Elvin W./flickr
Intolerance in Alabama: People push back with a force more powerful | Feb 12 2015 | Amy Goodman | Inequality, racism, segregation. These injustices persist with remarkable tenacity in Alabama and throughout the U.S. But courageous people are rising up and shifting the course of history.
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'This system hasn't killed me yet': A roundtable on gendered colonial violence | Feb 11 2015 | Harsha Walia | In advance of this year's 25th Women's Memorial March, Harsha Walia hosted a roundtable with four Indigenous women leaders who have been taking action against colonial gendered violence for decades.
Photo: Ben Rogers/flickr
Winnipeg's racism challenge: Addressing structural racism | Feb 10 2015 | Jim Silver | Are we prepared to invest significant sums, consistently over a generation or more, in anti-poverty solutions that have been proved to work well? This is the real challenge of racism in Winnipeg.
Marking the victories and struggles of Black workers in Canada | Feb 9 2015 | Janice Gairey, Retiree Matters | This February, the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC), alongside the Canadian labour movement, marks Black History Month.
Don Cherry and the savage barbarism of colonialism and racism | Feb 9 2015 | Michael Laxer | Language matters. Canadians need to come to grips with and end the use of genocidal language, language that implies that, as words like "savage" and "barbarian" do, some are less human than others.
Pro-Israel campus activists acting as agents of state propaganda and intimidation | Feb 6 2015 | Tyler Levitan | While the BDS movement is gaining significant support from campuses across Canada, some students are promoting Israeli propaganda and using intimidation to stifle discussion.
Love Intersections: Storytelling, queerness, intersectionality, solidarity, and love | Feb 4 2015 | Scott Neigh | Jen Sung, Andy Holmes, and David Ng talk about Love Intersections, a community & online project exploring storytelling, intersectionality, and solidarity.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Canada's parliament and its diversity problem | Jan 30 2015 | Ashley Splawinski | A new study reveals that Canada's Conservative government is not an accurate reflection of our population. Now that could encompass a whole myriad of things (and it does).
Unspooling justice: 'Selma' tells story of civil-rights movement | Jan 29 2015 | Amy Goodman | The film "Selma" follows one of the key moments in the civil-rights movement, the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery, best remembered for "Bloody Sunday" on March 7.
Peoples, Palestine, and the Crushing of Free Speech: Steven Salaita | Jan 29 2015 | Jase Tanner | Professor Salaita is at the centre of an international protest against academic censorship. He spoke in Vancouver January 14.

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