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'Chow to Ford': Amai Kuda n' Y Josephine release music video in support of Olivia Chow | Oct 21 2014 | rabble staff | Toronto musicians Amai Kuda and Y Josephine just released a music video in support of Olivia Chow.
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Live-in caregivers fight against proposals to remove their right to permanent residency | Oct 21 2014 | Ethel Tungohan | The Harper government's proposed changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program is unsurprisingly not great. Why does the government refuse to give landed status to live-in caregivers?
Why we must vote: The right place for Black community members on Oct. 27 is at the ballot box | Oct 20 2014 | Grace-Edward Galabuzi | After one writer wrote that Black voters should spoil their ballots in Toronto's mayoral election, Grace-Edward Galabuzi thought it was time to talk about Black voter engagement and creating change.
Why is racism in Canadian nightclubs so prevalent? | Oct 16 2014 | Ayesha Asghar | Ayesha experienced overt racism at a club in downtown Peterborough. And this wasn't the first time. Why does this keep happening and what can we do?
There's no place for racism in the Toronto mayoral election | Oct 15 2014 | Dr. Joseph Y.K. Wong | How did race enter the mayoral race? There is no place for such covert racism, or "perpetual foreigner syndrome," which has permeated the 2014 mayoral election.
Exposing and challenging environmental racism in Nova Scotia | Oct 15 2014 | Scott Neigh | Ingrid Waldron and Lorne Julien talk about a project that seeks to understand and to build capacity to challenge environmetnal racism in African Nova Scotian and Mi'qmak communities.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | Oct 14 2014 | October 17 is a day to rally against capitalism, poverty and exploitation
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Calling out whiteness in rabble's piece calling out whiteness | Oct 8 2014 | PSF Coordinators | White people taking up space talking about white people taking up space is neither helpful nor empowering to our communities. As Indigenous and PoC organizers of the forum we feel a need to respond.
Ten key facts about the Lucia Vega Jimenez inquest | Oct 6 2014 | Harsha Walia | This past week an all-white jury listened to testimony at the inquest into the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez while in Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) custody. What it found should be shocking.
Photo: Flickr/Centre for American Progress
Interview: Van Jones on green jobs and labour politics | Oct 1 2014 | Claudio D'Andrea | Van Jones will be in Toronto talking green jobs this weekend. He took time to talk with rabble.ca about labour and green jobs. Here's that conversation.
Photo: Syn/flickr
Death and despair in Canada's migrant dungeons | Sep 29 2014 | Harsha Walia | The coroner's inquest into Lucia Vega Jimenez's death that begins today may expose some horrifying details about migrant detention, but it will not restore Lucia's humanity and her right to be free.
Illustrating the hidden architecture of migrant detention | Sep 25 2014 | Daniel Tseghay | Tings Chak illustrates moments of resistance and struggle within migrant detention centres in Canada. Based on discussions with detainees, these drawings and text reveal these spaces of incarceration.

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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 only....no 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...
On a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Pondering said... Thank-you for sharing that information. You will find no argument here. in
Blackface at Brock U mersh said... Only learned of this yesterday:   Open Letter re: Blackface at Brock University On the night...

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Interview: Working against colonialism in Vancouver
Bradley Hughes talked to Scott Clark, a Salish activist in Vancouver, who is the Executive Director of Aboriginal Life In Vancouver Enhancement – ALIVE about his work.

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