British playwright Caryl Churchill's 10-minute play on Gaza is in Toronto this weekend. The playwright may have a political position, but what a play does best is raise moral questions to ponder.
The Pope said he was "sorrowful" for what happened to residential school survivors. Sorrowful. But not sorry. Is that an important distinction?
Savage. Squaw. Indian. Would we all agree that these are immensely derogatory names that should not be, in this day and age, still used to geographically locate places?
Mar 3, 2009
Intercontinental Hotel Yorkville
220 Bloor Street West (closest subway: St. George station)Toronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 5.5632" N, 79° 23' 47.0148" W
Toronto Green Community speaker series: "Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada"
Judy Rebick and Cathi Bond take on the dark side of cinema with two great nailbiiters to get you through the February blahs
A good primer on how to tell someone they sound racist - a reasoning that can be applied to any argument.
Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Here in Canada, five Muslim men continue to be detained under extremely strict bail conditions, without charge, and without being able to see the evidence against them.
A modern lynch mob in the wake of Hurricane Katrina went hunting . . . people.
Belonging and Banishment: Being Muslim in Canada is a finely woven collection of essays that presents multiple answers to the question of being Muslim in Canada.
If class contempt were only a prejudice of right-wing yahoos, that would be one thing. But this is one prejudice that liberals seem to embrace as well.