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On the rebellion in Ferguson, Missouri: Organizations are the lifeblood of social change | Aug 20 2014 | Ajamu Nangwaya | Emotional responses to material forces of oppression are insufficient for the job at hand. We must employ reason and emotion in a methodical manner. We must organize.
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Haligonians gather in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, MI | Aug 19 2014 | Robert Devet | Haligonians rallied in solidarity with Ferguson protesters today in downtown Halifax, part of a Canada-wide movement. Organizers talk about why it is important to stand in solidarity.
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White hands down | Aug 19 2014 | Mathieu Murphy-Perron | We are white. We are safe. We are complicit. Let's put our hands down and listen to our radicalized brothers and sisters and offer help that is needed, not just what we want to show the world.
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Anger escalates over migrant arrests during vehicle safety checks | Aug 18 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | Anger continues to escalate over the controversial arrests of undocumented workers by the Canada Border Services Agency during a commercial vehicle safety blitz.
Community groups rally against undocumented worker arrests in Toronto | Aug 18 2014 | John Bonnar | Friends, family members and supporters took part in an emergency rally Monday outside the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Ministry of Transportation offices.
Speak out against racial profiling and anti-immigrant raids | Aug 18 2014 | Don't support Harper's anti-migrant agenda! Stop Ontario Provincial Police doing immigration enforcement's dirty work.
How the mainstream media is trying to get us to forget about Mike Brown | Aug 17 2014 | Michael Stewart | What is happening right now in Ferguson strikes at the heart of North America's most powerful trauma: racism. And the mainstream media is pulling out all the stops to make sure we forget about it.
Ferguson: The Trayvonning of Michael Brown | Aug 15 2014 | J. Baglow | It's a familiar scenario. A black kid is gunned down by the forces of law and order. And his character, not the killing, becomes the story.
Why the Left is doomed -- a vignette | Aug 12 2014 | J. Baglow | Some curmudgeonly thoughts on the tendency of the Left to turn on itself and avoid solidarity at all costs.
Temporary Foreign Worker Program: TFW - WTF? roundtable | Aug 6 2014 | The F Word | The F Word airs a roundtable discussion about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada that No One Is Illegal hosted on June 17 in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories.
Book review: Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition | Aug 5 2014 | Daniel Tseghay | Primitive accumulation, through violent dispossession, has since given way to quieter, less visible, structures of constant displacement.
100th anniversary walking tour of the Komagata Maru | Aug 1 2014 | Redeye Collective | In 1914, the Komogata Maru steamed into Vancouver. For the next two months, the over 300 would-be immigrants were stranded in the harbour. Naveen Girn led a historical walking tour on July 23.

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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...
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+...

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Every year on March 21, Canadians from all walks of life commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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