Anti-Racism

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Zionists to BDS movement: 'Shut your mouth!' | Jul 27 2015 | Joanne Naiman | In the struggle against apartheid South Africa, the regime's apologists in Canada resorted to desperate attacks to silence dissent, much like the case with apartheid Israel today.
Image: bernard levine/flickr
A dangerous manipulation: The Cosby Show and its Huxtable persona | Jul 24 2015 | Rick Salutin | There's nothing illegal about propagandizing for the status quo, as The Cosby Show did, but it may have done serious damage anyway, like its star's sexual behaviour.
Black Lives Matter demonstrators crashed police board meeting | Jul 20 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | On Thursday July 16, 2015, Toronto Black Lives Matter demonstrators crashed the Toronto Police Services Board meeting.
Women Gun Survivors in Indian-colonized India | Jul 20 2015 | Rose Marie Whalley | Interview recorded at the WILPF Women's Power to Stop War conference in April 2015 in The Hague.
Photo: flickr/ Tony Webster
New Senate committee report rehashes old myths about terrorism | Jul 20 2015 | Azeezah Kanji | The nine-month-long investigation into the problem of radicalization and violent extremism in Canada unsurprisingly exemplifies the problems with the Conservatives' approach to counterterrorism.
'Another world is possible': Peoples' Social Forum demands change | Jul 14 2015 | Megan Devlin | Progressives gathered for discussions and workshops on everything from Big Oil to austerity to anti-racism and human rights.
Photo: Tings Chak with permission
New reports slam Canada's immigration detention system | Jul 13 2015 | Megan Devlin | New reports citing indefinite detention, unfair review processes and a mounting death toll among detainees in custody reveal the dark world of immigration detention in Canada.
Canadian political leaders' loud silence on racist violence | Jul 8 2015 | Azeezah Kanji | Canadian politicians are loud and frequent in their denunciations of "jihadi" violence. But when anti-Black violence, fuelled by white supremacy occurs... silence.
Saskatchewan: Racist policing, community mobilization | Jul 8 2015 | Scott Neigh | Robyn Pitawanakwat and Andrew Loewen talk about the latest wave of (mostly Indigenous) community mobilization in Regina over longstanding concerns about policing.
Kathleen Wynne announcing her trade mission to Israel at Israel lobby event.
Open letter to Kathleen Wynne regarding her proposed trip to Israel | Jul 6 2015 | Joanne Naiman | Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced that she'll be leading a trade mission to Israel. This is a personal appeal to Premier Wynne to distance herself from an apartheid state.
Photo: flickr/ Julian Carvajal
Americans need to reflect on how grassroots organizing has shaped their country | Jul 2 2015 | Amy Goodman | Frederick Douglass' words on a distant July 4 holiday have been given new life by Bree Newsome. Americans should remember this, this Independence Day.
Image: Twitter/@WhiteHouse
Slavery and racism is easy to rationalize if you dehumanize an entire people | Jun 30 2015 | Gerry Caplan | "If there be an object truly ridiculous in nature, it is an American patriot signing resolutions of independency with the one hand, and with the other brandishing a whip over his affrighted slaves."

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Black Lives Matter mobilization in Toronto Unionist said... Epaulo posted about this, but I think it's been under-reported and deserves its own thread. Toronto...
Conservative Condemns CUPW Support of BDS Movement terrytowel said... Today is Opporstion Motion Day The Conseravtives have chose to seek all party support to condemns...
Remembering Viola Desmond: A clicktivist moment! swallow said... Awesome, clicked.  Also, replying so the topic will show up on active topics. :) in
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....

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