Harsha Walia

Harsha Walia is a South Asian activist and writer based in Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish Territories. She has been involved in community-based grassroots migrant justice, feminist, anti-racist, Indigenous solidarity, anti-capitalist, Palestinian liberation, and anti-imperialist movements for over a decade. She is formally trained in law, works with women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, and is the author of Undoing Border Imperialism (2013, 2014). Her rabble column 'Exception to the Rule' is about challenging norms, carving space and centring the dispossessed. You can find her at https://twitter.com/HarshaWalia

Harsha Walia
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Dec 17, 2014

Do Black Lives Matter in Canada?

As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
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Oct 28, 2014
Photo: flickr/2010 Legal Observers

No safe haven: Canada's 'managed migration'

Harsha Walia
Canada is often cast as a liberal counterpoint to aggressive U.S. immigration enforcement tactics. But, the U.S. has actually pointed to Canada as the model to implement for U.S. migration policy.

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