GroundWire | February 17, 2015: #ShutDownCanada, Women's Memorial March | Feb 17 2015 | GroundWire | On this week's GroundWire: responses to Winnipeg's status as most racist city, Audrey Siegl physically attacked by police at #ShutDownCanada Vancouver, Women's Memorial March.
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Are Harper Conservatives giving neo-Nazi terror a pass? | Feb 15 2015 | Gary Shaul | The alleged Halifax "Valentine's Day Massacre" demonstrates the Harper Cons' double standard when it comes to keeping us safe.
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When fear triumphs over rationality: Harper's new anti-terror legislation | Feb 13 2015 | Monia Mazigh | What makes Stephen Harper think that we are in dire need of new legislation to fight terrorism? Maybe the increase in police power and surveillance in Bill C-51 is not intended for terrorists.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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Desmond Cole accuses Justin Trudeau of Subtle Racism terrytowel said... This is what Desmond is tweeting this morning I wrote recently about subtle racism. We saw an...
Bloc Throws Hail Mary In New Attack Ad Against Mulcair & NDP terrytowel said... A vote for Thomas Mulcair and the NDP means a vote for pipelines and niqabs — and possibly even a...
Hassidic man assaulted in Outremont - hate attack? voice of the damned said... lagatta wrote:I don't want to jump to conclusions, but beating up a guy leaving a bank and NOT...
Sandra Bland's death in police custody takeitslowly said... Facebook comment   She was rude, he was aggressive to prove a point, his point was I'm in...
Finally: Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for 'racist' Roma tweets NorthReport said...   Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for ‘racist’ Roma tweets https://...
Racist hate crime: Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. alan smithee said... Right wing propagandist media and readily available firearms claims more innocent lives. The U.S....
Ottawa Raids see eleven deported and no trafficking victims found... susan davis said... in vancouver after anti immigrant raids focused on asian sex work venues one was...
Offensive against planned Pegida islamophobic demo in Petit Maghreb, Montréal lagatta said... I don't like to respond to my own post, but here is a statement by Québec solidaire on this: http...
Kathleen Wynne looking for a new human rights watchdog. Should Olivia Chow apply? terrytowel said... btw I just send Kathleen Wynne a tweet urging her to consider Olivia, and posted the same on Olivia...

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