Anti-Racism

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Europe's Enduring Campaign Against the Roma People

Roma deportations by France a disgrace, says EU

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The European Commission today threatened legal action over the French government's crackdown on its Roma population, branding Nicolas Sarkozy's policy disgraceful and comparing it to second world war era deportations.

In her first direct criticism of France after being widely reviled for prevaricating, Viviane Reding, the European commissioner for justice and fundamental rights, attacked the Sarkozy government over the mass expulsions of

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Sep 14, 2010
Photo: Kevin Edmonds.

The hidden costs of Canada's banana market

Kevin Edmonds
Abuses against banana growers are rife as western multi-nationals squeeze all the goodness and money out of Canada's love affair with that delectable fruit.
Podcast
Sep 14, 2010

Antisemitism: Real and imagined

Redeye
In his book "Antisemitism: Real and imagined," Michael Keefer details Canada's history of anti-semitism, and challenges attempts to equate political criticism of Israel with a "new" anti-semitism.
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Sep 13, 2010
The tar sands action during the visit of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, on Sept. 9. Photo: Ben Powless

An Indian Summer for the tar sands

Ben Powless
Impacts and resistance to the tar sands megaproject in Alberta are broad and increasingly well known -- and are spreading like wildfire around the globe.
News
Sep 13, 2010
Wet'suwet'en Nation protest against Enbridge pipelines in May, 2010. Photo: Ben Powless

An Indian Summer for the tar sands

Ben Powless
Impacts and resistance to the tar sands megaproject in Alberta are broad and increasingly well known -- and are spreading like wildfire around the globe.
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Your House is on Ground Zero (and quite without permission) by Tim Wise

What a perfect piece to post on this day.

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In all the rancor over whether or not one group of Muslims should be allowed to build a cultural center and worship space near the site of the 9/11 attacks -- which were committed by a separate and totally unrelated group of Muslims --there is one thing above all else that no one appears anxious to point out: namely, that for any white Christian to say "Ground Zero" is off limits to anyone is possibly the most deliciously and yet grotesquely ironic thing ever suggested.

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