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A distinctly American fascist seeks to exploit the Orlando massacre | Jun 15 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | When Donald Trump says Muslims are the enemy, not too-accessible automatic weapons, he may sound unhinged to many. But his rhetoric resonates with millions of Americans.
Photo: flickr/British Columbia Emergency Photography
CBSA ends participation in reality television show 'Border Security' | Jun 14 2016 | Sophia Reuss | The Cancel Border Security campaign has been working for three years to cancel the show, which exploits vulnerable migrants and citizens and violates their privacy and dignity.
Image: Stonewall riots, New York, 1969
Don't stop with gun control. After the Orlando massacre, security forces need to demilitarize | Jun 14 2016 | Nora Loreto | Queer bodies cannot be free when state security apparatuses are militarized.
Photo: Alliance Against Displacement's Facebook page, taken with permission by I
Record-high numbers reveal housing and homelessness crisis in B.C. | Jun 10 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Alliance Against Displacement staged an occupation of the B.C. Housing office to demand the government address Vancouver's growing homelessness crisis.
Organizing very low-income tenants in the Downtown Eastside | Jun 8 2016 | Scott Neigh | Wendy Pederson talks about the tenant organizing of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative.
Image: Flickr/Sara Jo
Justin Trudeau yet to overhaul Stephen Harper's wasteful 'tough-on-crime' agenda | Jun 7 2016 | Ryan Moore | Despite decades of evidence and Liberal promises, Harper's failed crime bills continue to thrive throughout judicial system.
Photo by Ion Etxebarria, Concordia University Television (CUTV)
Solidarity Across Borders stages airport action, demands end to deportations | Jun 7 2016 | Sophia Reuss | On June 4, Solidarity Across Borders organized an action at Montreal's International Airport to demand permanent legal status for all migrants, an end to deportations of migrants, and open borders.
River Run, Indigenous death in detention, equity and media literacy | Jun 6 2016 | GroundWire | This week GroundWire is produced at CILU FM, on Fort William First Nation's Annishinabe Traditional Territory, part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Thunder Bay Ontario.
The Consultation Tracker: For the months of June-July 2016 | Jun 4 2016 | Maya Bhullar | A running list of the federal consultations and associated organizing. Contact us with any more!
Photo: flickr/Fer Armenghol
Serious overhaul of TFWP needed to address multiple human rights issues | Jun 3 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Migrant worker justice groups have long advocated for an overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. RAMA is calling special attention to the plight of agricultural workers in B.C.
How do we stop using words that exclude | Jun 2 2016 | A progressive style guide to anti-oppressive language
Get transgender people off the wait lists | Jun 2 2016 | Help ensure the resources for gender-affirming care.

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