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Maya Bhullar | As we work against police violence and racism, how do we influence the actions of the police unions? How do we stop them from obstructing efforts to change police practice and create oversight?
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Rick Salutin | "I think there's enough attention and not quite enough action," said Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse.
Black Lives Matter activists at an uprising in Washington D.C. in June, 2020. Image: Koshu Kunii/Unsplash
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Last Sunday, Rusten Sheskey, a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, fired seven shots at point-blank range into the back of 29-year-old African American Jacob Blake.
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Sunera Thobani | The Trump administration has made starkly visible overt white supremacy and a reformist racial liberalism. Both are, however, deeply intertwined within the global structure of racial-capitalism.
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Victoria Fenner | The Canadian Labour Congress held a webinar on June 10 to talk about what the union movement is doing to fight anti-Black racism and what they need to do in the future. An encore presentation.
U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis at the U.S. Capitol on June 28, 2017. Image: Mobilus In Mobili/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Civil rights icon John Lewis’ commitment to the principles of justice, equality, and the power of nonviolent protest should serve as a north star as we navigate these difficult days.
Police in Toronto in 2009. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Maya Bhullar | A set of tools to move towards real changes in policing.
Darrell "Bubba" Wallace, Jr. in 2015. Image: Royal Broil/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Across the sports world, athletes are speaking out, risking their careers in the fight against racism.
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Lidia Abraha | Why defunding the police is a crucial and necessary step to dismantling the carceral system.
rabble staff | In the latest episode of rabble's Off the Hill webinar series, panelists explore the need for justice reform in Canada.
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Chuka Ejeckam | Manufactured mortality among Black and Indigenous people is a fundamental mechanism by which the world operates. Addressing this inequity requires action on a global scale.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | RadioLabour's Canada Report: CUPE president Mark Hancock tells his 700,000 members that Black lives matter, and white privilege must be acknowledged and confronted.