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Jul 31, 2014
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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
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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.
News
May 23, 2014

The history of the Komagata Maru

Gurkirat Batth
Gurnishan Singh
Today is the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru's arrival in Vancouver, which sparked a challenge to anti-migrant racism in Canada -- a struggle that continues today.
Photos
Apr 4, 2014
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We can make our schools inclusive. Will we?

rabble staff
Earlier this month, the Toronto District School Board was in hot water after it's plan to help Somali-Canadian youth in school became controversial. Parents argue the plans marginalize their kids.
Podcast
Mar 24, 2014

Racism against African asylum-seekers in Israel

Redeye
Canada accepts 96% of all refugee applicants from Eritrea. Israel officially accepts none, yet more than 60,000 are living there with no help or protection from the state.
Book Review
Mar 20, 2014

'Clearing the Plains' confronts Canada's colonialism

Matthew Brett
Author James Daschuk discusses Canada's history of disease, deliberate starvation, ethnic cleansing, tar sands expansion, neglect of treaties and a legacy of colonialism of First Nations.
News
Feb 21, 2014
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Why we need to rethink Black History Month

Cheryl Thompson
Before an entire generation of Canadians grow tired or apathetic towards a month that so many people fought for, it's time to rethink Black History Month.

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