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When the facts on C-51 are against you, insult the witnesses | Mar 13 2015 | Stuart Trew | Last night's hearing into Bill C-51, omnibus anti-terrorism legislation, began as the morning's, with witnesses expressing their opposition to all or parts of it.
Israel advocates attempt to silence human rights movement on campus
We should all support boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel | Mar 12 2015 | Joanne Naiman | While opponents of BDS falsely label it as hateful, it is, in fact, working towards change for the better.
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When Harper created a 'culture that is anti-women' | Mar 11 2015 | Fatima Syed | If I were in a position to give advice to Harper and his government I would say this: hear the voice behind the niqab, and know that she is just as Canadian as anyone in the House of Commons.
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Stephen Harper's anti-Muslim politics are crass and dangerous | Mar 9 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Zunera Ishaq could be a model Canadian. But because she wears a niqab, Stephen Harper will scapegoat her with inflammatory rhetoric he hopes will win him the election.
Incite and Colour of Violence | Mar 9 2015 | The F Word | Pragya Esh interviews Rachel Caidor, organizer with Incite: Women & Trans* People of Color Against Violence and Color of Violence 4.
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Conservative MP statement not meant in racist way still totally racist | Mar 9 2015 | J. Baglow | Harper's former Director of Communications is worried about an influx of "brown people." What does that tell us about him, his audience, and our society as a whole?
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Race and revolution: Reckoning with racial injustice past and present | Mar 5 2015 | Amy Goodman | From Crispus Attucks to Michael Brown 245 years later, two things remain clear: We never know what sparks a revolution. And Black lives matter.
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Reimagining feminism on International Women's Day | Mar 4 2015 | Harsha Walia | How can we reimagine the dominant liberal framing of feminism? Embracing a multitude of feminisms can diversify our understandings of how oppression is experienced, as well as resisted.
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Nova Scotia's problematic top-down approach to race relations | Mar 3 2015 | Stephen Kimber | In the week the never-ending Africville issue returned to court, a new decision on Black education is just one more they-never-learn example of government's top-down approach to racial concerns.
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Open letter: To Chris Alexander from concerned Canadian citizens | Mar 3 2015 | various | Concerned Canadian citizens respond to Chris Alexander's recent comments about a woman's right to choose to wear a niqab or hijab during a citizenship oath.
Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni on Black history, present and future | Feb 28 2015 | WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service | Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni talks with Margaret Prescod of community radio KPFK-FM in Los Angeles, about America's Black history, Black present and Black future.
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Tireless promoters of temporary foreign workers have fallen silent...Why's that? | Feb 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Common sense says that at this moment, when "everything has changed," the TFW program will have to change too. But don't count on common sense!

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Winnipeg's Canadian Museum for Human Rights: No Native 'Genocide' Allowed NDPP said... Canadian Museum Refuses to Label Aboriginal Suffering Genocide (and vid) http://www.presstv.com/...
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