No One Is Illegal-Vancouver Coast Salish Territories presents an interview with Chin Banerjee as part of "Inheriting Resistance: A Community History Project". For more information: http://noii-van.resist.ca/?page_id=4225
Chin Banerjee came to Canada with a position in the English Department at Simon Fraser University in 1970 and taught there till retirement in 2005. He has been active in the community since 1975 through Indian People's Association in North America (IPANA), Canadian Farmworker's Union (CFU), B C Organization to Fight Racism (BCOFR), Committee for Racial Justice (CRJ), Non-Resident Indians for Secularism and Democracy (NRISAD), South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD), South Asian Film Education Society (SAFES), and Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation (HSF). He is committed to the struggle against racism and for human rights and social justice.
Thank you for reading this story…
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all, while striving to make it sustainable as well. Media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our main supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help. You are what keep us sustainable.
rabble.ca has staked its existence on you. We live or die on community support -- your support! We get hundreds of thousands of visitors and we believe in them. We believe in you. We believe people will put in what they can for the greater good. We call that sustainable.
So what is the easy answer for us? Depend on a community of visitors who care passionately about media that amplifies the voices of people struggling for change and justice. It really is that simple. When the people who visit rabble care enough to contribute a bit then it works for everyone.
And so we’re asking you if you could make a donation, right now, to help us carry forward on our mission. Make a donation today.