Anti-Racism

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Racism in academia: Addressing racial oppression in post-secondary education | Nov 14 2013 | Mehdi Rizvi | Racism is not new to Canada. But in the last 40 years with the landing of new waves of non-Caucasian immigrants, racism has taken a new direction, confronting new targets.
Supporting queer and trans prisoners: The Prisoner Correspondence Project | Nov 13 2013 | Scott Neigh | Melannie Gayle talks about the work of the Toronto chapter of the Prisoner Correspondence Project to support queer and trans inmates from a prison abolitionist perspective.
Activist Communique: Krystal’s horrible Hallowe’en round up | Nov 10 2013 | Krystalline Kraus | From Black-face to dressing up like a victim of the Boston Bombing, these are pretty bad.
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Open letter: Madeleine Parent would have never supported the Quebec Charter of Values | Nov 8 2013 | rabble staff | Open letter from Madeleine Parent's close friends and family expressing their disappointment concerning the reference to Ms. Parent in the Charter of Quebec Values. They request her name be removed.
End immigration detention: Supporting unjustly detained migrants | Oct 23 2013 | Scott Neigh | Mina Ramos and Macdonald Scott talk about organizing on the outside in support of the largest collective resistance by detained migrants in Canadian history, going on right now.
Montreal revolutionaries, Canadian security and race: An interview with author David Austin | Oct 18 2013 | Stefan Christoff | Stefan Christoff interviews author David Austin about his book 'Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex and Security in Sixties Montreal' and the importance of the Black Power movement in Canada.
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The trials (and triumphs) of Muhammad Ali | Oct 16 2013 | Thomas Ponniah | No athlete in the past century has captured the hearts of progressive activists, writers and commentators around the world more than Muhammad Ali.
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Islamophobia or anti-Muslim sentiment? Uncovering the roots of anti-Muslim discourse | Oct 11 2013 | Monia Mazigh | The debate around the veil or the burqa is not the real culprit behind the sharp rise in anti-Muslim "sentiments"; it is the symptom of a tense climate poisoned by an industry not easily identifiable.
This Week on Media Mornings: Oct 5—John Greyson & Tarek Loubani released—Maude Barlow on PowerShift & Blue Future—191 migrants on detention strike | Oct 7 2013 | This Week on Media Mornings | Democracy North (This Week on Media Mornings): a weekly independent Canadian and global news hour
Fighting an unjust deportation: Justice for Deepan | Oct 2 2013 | Scott Neigh | Canadian-born Deepan Budlakoti is fighting the threat of an unjust deportation with the support of the Justice for Deepan committee. He and organizer Stan Kupferschmidt talk about their work.
This Week on Media Morings: Sept 28—Reconciliation Radio Special (Part 2):Karen Joseph, Glen Coulthard, Daniel Tseghay | Sep 28 2013 | This Week on Media Mornings | A weekly independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the top headlines and commentators from the past week.
City of Vancouver apologizes to Japanese community for 1942 displacement and internment | Sep 26 2013 | rabble staff | In 1942 the entire Japanese population of Vancouver was forcibly removed to internment camps. The City government of the day urged on the removal of the Japanese "enemy alien population."

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Blackface at Brock U mersh said... Only learned of this yesterday:   Open Letter re: Blackface at Brock University On the night...
Mulcair rips up racist SUN cartoon, calls the NDP a "social democratic" party. alan smithee said... And Mulcair scores more points. He's been impressing me lately. I hope he continues the fight. in
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Realtor Rick Allenberg alleges racial profiling by client Roger Johnson kropotkin1951 said... The Tribunal will bounce this when it gets a chance. The person did not respond instead of filing a...
Hungarian Roma family in Montréal fighting deportation lagatta said... A spot of good news: The Buzas family have won a reprieve http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Roma+...
Jean-Marie Le Pen does it again! Unionist said... Here's more, in English: Jewish leaders call for Le Pen to be stripped of his immunity as an MEP...
Klansman, anti-semite arrested in Kansas City hate killings targeting Jews Rikardo said... I agree with your take on this. 300+ million Americans means a few crazies. in
"Anti-oppression has become a commodity" 6079_Smith_W said... When it comes right down to it I have heard far more forceful arguments which also ask me to accept...
Allyship 6079_Smith_W said... I count my allies based on issues of common concern, not issues on which we disagree. In fact, a...
"Why I Wouldn't See '12 Years a Slave' With a White Person" Maysie said... "Why I Wouldn't See '12 Years a Slave' With a White Person" Quote: Though I was born in North...

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Solidarity with the Sikh community against racism
In the last few months an anti-immigrant group has been distributing racist flyers scapegoating the Sikh community in Toronto.

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