The false narratives around Baltimore's uprising are entirely predictable | Apr 29 2015 | Michael Laxer | As is always the case when the disenfranchised, marginalized and racialized rise up in anger, Monday's uprising in Baltimore is being portrayed in terms we have come to expect.
Funeral procession for boat refugees, April 23, 2015 - Brussels. Photo: Amnesty
The Mediterranean refugee crisis is a human-made disaster | Apr 24 2015 | Rick Salutin | Could we please stop treating refugees who drown in the Mediterranean as if they're another earthquake or tsunami? This isn't a natural disaster, it's a hands-on human one.
Israel's separation barrier has been ruled illegal by the International Court of
The double-tongued discourse of Hasbara | Apr 24 2015 | Michelle Weinroth | Hasbara -- Israel's public relations industry -- is a double-tongued discourse, voicing self-pity in one breath and moral terror in another.
Thirty years since the Charter's equality provisions and LEAF's founding, where is equality now? | Apr 17 2015 | Elizabeth Shilton | The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) began working toward equality 30 years ago today. Time to look at what's been done and what still needs doing.
"Do Muslim women need saving?" book jacket
Do Muslim women need saving? | Apr 16 2015 | Monia Mazigh | This is the question author Lila Abu-Lughod poses in her book exploring the lives of Muslim women. The answer isn't as obvious as some would like us to believe.
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C-51 and a lesson that should have been learned from Canada's shameful Japanese internment | Apr 16 2015 | Kim Koyama | Despite successive governments' condemnation of the wartime internment of the Japanese in Canada, the same actions continue. C-51 is of harm to us all.
Africville, Halifax in 1965
Halifax's race problem is pretending it doesn't have a race problem | Apr 15 2015 | Anne Theriault | Halifax is a lovely place with lovely people who live in it. But it has a big, big problem with race. And it's time to deal with it.
Pro-worker, anti-racist: The Asian Canadian Labour Alliance | Apr 15 2015 | Scott Neigh | Anna Liu and Patricia Chong talk about fighting racism in the labour movement, building labour presence in Asian communities, and working for social justice for all.
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Bill C-51 vote is week of May 2nd: Write a letter to the editor of your local paper | Apr 15 2015 | Over 20 letters have been published across the country...
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How a Labour Market Intermediary can lift barriers to Manitoba's labour market | Apr 14 2015 | Kirsten Bernas, Shauna MacKinnon | Action is needed to ensure that Aboriginal people are supported in their efforts to find and keep good jobs -- those that pay well, include benefits, and provide opportunity for advancement.
Moderate Islam and Palestine solidarity: A response to Aliya Manjee | Apr 13 2015 | Haseena Manek | If you identify as pro-Palestine, how can you participate in a cultural expedition funded by a Zionist organization? Haseena Manek responds to Aliya Manjee.
International Romani Day: Refugees Deserves Justice and Health | Apr 8 2015 | Michael Butler | Today, April 8th, 2015, is International Romani Day which will be commemorated in many cities across Canada.

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