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Blog
Aug 19, 2014
Photo: Marco Simonsen-Sereda. More photos can be viewed at http://bit.ly/1miPIDZ

White hands down

Mathieu Murphy-Perron
We are white. We are safe. We are complicit. Let's put our hands down and listen to our radicalized brothers and sisters and offer help that is needed, not just what we want to show the world.
Blog
Aug 18, 2014

Fearguson, U.S.A.

J. Baglow
Ferguson, Missouri, is a microcosm of a deeply divided USA. For some, there will never be equality and justice.
Blog
Aug 15, 2014

Ferguson: The Trayvonning of Michael Brown

J. Baglow
It's a familiar scenario. A black kid is gunned down by the forces of law and order. And his character, not the killing, becomes the story.
Podcast
Aug 1, 2014

100th anniversary walking tour of the Komagata Maru

Redeye
In 1914, the Komogata Maru steamed into Vancouver. For the next two months, the over 300 would-be immigrants were stranded in the harbour. Naveen Girn led a historical walking tour on July 23.
Blog
Jul 31, 2014
Photo: Zach Ruiter

Toronto's racist, militarist pro-Israel movement

Yves Engler
During 15 years of activism in Montréal, Ottawa and Vancouver I haven't seen anything equivalent to the racist, militarist pro-Israel movement experienced recently in Toronto.
News
Jul 2, 2014
Photo: flickr/Morgan

Roma family fights against deportation to Hungary

Miriam Katawazi
A Roma family hopes to settle in Canada after enduring anti-Roma discrimination and violence in Hungary. Unfortunately, Canada has designated Hungary as "safe" for refugees.
Photos
Jun 19, 2014
Photo: flickr/Florin Gorgan

In conversation with author Doretta Lau

Yutaka Dirks
Yutaka Dirks interviews author Doretta Lau and reviews her debut collection of short stories 'How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?'
Book Review
Jun 19, 2014

Doretta Lau sets a new standard in Canadian literature

Yutaka Dirks
Doretta Lau examines the experiences of Asian-Canadians in her debut collection "How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?" and expands on her motivations for the collection.
Podcast
Jun 10, 2014

Policing the Crisis

Redeye
As governments continue their cuts to social services, cities are turning to police to manage the crisis of urban poverty. In Vancouver, the police budget has increased by $55 million in 6 years.
Podcast
Jun 2, 2014

Book: Racialized Policing

Redeye
Sociologist Elizabeth Comack interviewed nearly 80 Aboriginal people in Winnipeg in her research for this book. They reported experiences that were overwhelmingly negative.

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