Anti-Racism

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National Council of Canadian Muslims sue PMO for libel | Feb 11 2014 | Haseena Manek | The National Council of Canadian Muslims delivered a Notice of Libel to the PMO for defamatory remarks equating the NCCM to a terrorist organization.
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'Right-to-work' laws and their roots in racial segregation | Feb 10 2014 | Alex Hunsberger | Ontario politician Tim Hudak wants to push through 'right-to-work' laws in Canada. While many know they aren't good for labour, not as many know these laws got their legs from U.S. segregation.
Why I March: Marlene George | Feb 10 2014 | Marlene George | Along with hundreds of other women across Canada, Marlene George marches on February 14. In this piece she tells us why.
'Their spirits live within us': February 14 Women's Memorial March for Murdered and Missing Women | Feb 8 2014 | Angela Marie MacDougall | In January 1991 a woman was murdered on Powell Street in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. Out of a sense of grief, hopelessness and anger the February 14 Women's Memorial March was ignited.
Black History Month: Problematic Realities | Feb 7 2014 | Looking at the problematic aspects of Black History Month.
No One Is Illegal Radio: Fear of a Black Planet | Feb 3 2014 | Robyn Maynard | Black power, resistance, and music in Canada and beyond
UnFair Campaign | Jan 30 2014 | A campaign dedicated to eliminating white privilege
Walking the talk: Anti-oppression and the spoken word community | Jan 30 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | On this episode of Rad Voices, I spoke with activist and poet Janice Lee about anti-racism organizing in the spoken word community.
Harper’s assertion that anti-Zionism is the ‘new anti-Semitism’ is morally unacceptable | Jan 24 2014 | Tyler Levitan | Harper's speech to the Knesset reflected the views of the Israel lobby in Canada, which believes that criticizing Israel as a Jewish state is anti-Semitic. This position is morally unacceptable.
Understanding Anti-Racism Through Allyship, White Privilege, Identities | Jan 23 2014 | A how-to guide on anti-racism
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A philosophy of resistance: Mandela, Ghandi and King | Jan 21 2014 | Duncan Cameron | The non-violent tactics first employed by Ghandi in South Africa have much to offer those who believe another world is possible, and has now become necessary.
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Use Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to rewrite anti-racist mythology | Jan 20 2014 | Muna Mire | Muna Mire writes that Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates more than one man's vision, and there's a message in that for all of us: Take the myth, look at the reality and then get to work.

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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...
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...

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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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