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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum stimulates leaders and citizens to confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity and strengthen democracy. A public-private partnership, fe...

News Releases

Concern about article in proposed Bolivian law against racism
2010-09-24
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls for an amendment to an article in the draft law against racism.
IJV Demands That Canada's Mainstream Jewish Groups Condemn Spate of Racist, Anti-Democratic Laws Passed By Israeli Parliament
2011-04-11
Independent Jewish Voices
IJV says that if Canada's mainstream Jewish organizations really believe in democracy, they will condemn the laws passed recently by the Israeli parliament.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
2009-03-10
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Journalists Condemn French Crackdown on Roma and Warn Over Rise of Racism
2010-08-10
International Federation of Journalists
Journnalists condemn French crackdown on Roma and warn that it will encourage xenophobia and intolerance.
Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
2009-03-06
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance
2009-10-22
International Freedom of Expression Exchange
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance.

Sources Select Resources

Activists Track Down Racist Trolls Who Thought They Were Anonymous and Brilliantly Embarrass Them
A Brazilian group is turning racist social media messages into signs everyone can see.
Holloway, Kali
Article
2015
Alternet
Recently, the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced it had turned off comments on stories about Tamir Rice because "just about every piece we published about Tamir immediately became a cesspool of hateful,...
American White Separatist Finds Shared Values with Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2015
Muftah
If America and Israel have "shared values," as their elected leaders often claim, then how can so many Americans reject ethnocracy in their own country, but support what is happening inside Israel?
Being African in India: 'We are seen as demons'
Andre, Aletta
Article
2016
Aljazeera
After a year in India, Zaharaddeen Muhammed, 27, knows enough Hindi to understand what bander means. Monkey. But it isn't even the daily derogatory comments that make him doubt his decision to swap hi...
The Bizarre Compulsion of Black Men to "Reach for their Waistbands"
Waistband-Reaching Syndrome Could Get You Killed
Eskow, John
Article
2014
CounterPunch
If police accounts are to be believed, there is a bizarre urge among young, unarmed black men to provoke their own murder by "reaching for their waistbands" when cops are aiming service revolvers at t...
Black Codes (United States)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The Black Codes were laws passed on the state and local level in the United States to limit the basic human rights and civil liberties of blacks.
The changing meaning of race
Malik, Kenan
Article
2011
If the proverbial anthropologist from Mars were to land in Britain today, he would probably regard us as schizophrenics when it comes to the question of race. He would find a population within which t...
The 'Civic Death' of Dominicans of Haitian Descent
Mendes-Franco, Janine
Article
2015
Global Voices
Imagine being born in a country and then being told you have no rights as a citizen; that you're not wanted there. That is exactly what has been happening to Dominicans of Haitian descent.
Clinton Manipulates Language of Intersectionality to Preserve Support from Minority Voters
Chibber, Vivek; Kalek, Rania; Gosztola, Kevin
Article
2016
ShadowProof
The presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton has been a master class in how to divorce economic issues from issues of race and gender by pushing the language of "intersectionality," which enables the ...
CLR James, Frantz Fanon And The Meaning of Liberation
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
A look at the Haitan Revolution and its place in history.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Content Magazine - Number 63
June 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Demonizing the Victims of Katrina
Coverage painted hurricane survivors as looters, snipers and rapists
Yassin, Jaime Omar
Article
2005
Extra!
Hurricane Katrina led many media reporters and commentators to reveal themselves and their deep-seated prejudices.
Do Indian Lives Matter? Police Violence Against Native Americans
Loevy, Debra
Article
2015
CounterPunch
With all our talk about police violence aimed at poor and minority communities, we have yet to talk about the group most likely to be killed by law enforcement: Native Americans. Native American men ...
Dominican Republic to be 'Socially Cleaned' in two days
gjohnsit
Article
2015
Daily Kos
In two days about a quarter of a million people will be made stateless. They will have no homes, no passports, and no civil rights. There are several reasons for this, but the primary reason is racism...
Environmental racism in the US - black communities fight for justice
Ross, Heather Kathryn
Article
2015
Ecologist
Landfill sites, giant hog farms, incinerators and other 'bad neighbor' industries in the US tend to be situated in African American communities. The Environmental Protection Agency is legally obliged ...
Ethnic issues in Japan
Article
Wikipedia
Details the various racial minorities within the Japanese population, as well as historical and recent issues faced by these groups.
European Unification Divides Europeans: How Forcing People Together Tears Them Apart
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Unification of Europe has brought about radical new divisions within Europe. The most significant split is between the people and their political leaders.
40 Reasons Our Jails and Prisons Are Full of Black and Poor People
It's Not Just About Crime!
Quigley, Bill
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Quigley provides a list of reasons why the majority of prisoners in US jails are Black and poor people.
From Jenner to Dolezal: One Trans Good, the Other Not So Much
Reed, Adolph Jr.
Article
2015
Common Dreams
As is ever clearer and ever more important to note, race politics is not an alternative to class politics; it is a class politics, the politics of the left-wing of neoliberalism. It is the expression ...
Gaza Crisis: Far-Right Israelis Chant 'There's No School Tomorrow, There's No Children Left in Gaza!'
Moore, Jack
Article
2014
International Business Times
Right-wing Israelis have been filmed chanting "There's no children left there [in Gaza]" and "Gaza is a cemetery" in celebration of their military's attacks on Gaza.
"Gaza is a graveyard," sing joyful Israeli youths
Abunimah, Ali
Film/Video
2014
The Electronic Intifada
This video shows an Israeli mob actually singing in celebration of children’s deaths in the style of a soccer fans’ song: “In Gaza there’s no studying, No children are left there, Olé, olé, olé-olé-ol...
Greece's Fascist Threat
Fox-Hodess, Katy
Article
2013
Jacobin
The increasingly bold Golden Dawn party has precipitated a political crisis in Athens whose resolution is far from certain. Golden Dawn, the largest fascist party in Europe and the third largest party...
How Fukushima gave rise to a new anti-racism movement
Shaw, Vivian
Article
2017
Al Jazeera
Shaw examines the rise in anti-discrimination social activism in Japan after the environmental disasters in 2011 and lack of support from the government towards its non-Japanese citizens.
How Israel Abuses Africans
Blue Pilgrimage
Film/Video
2012
Blue Pilgrimage
Part 2 of 3 - interview with community activist Rami Gudovitch about state-sponsored Israeli racism towards non-Jewish Africah asylum-seekers.
How Israel Covers Up Its Ugly Racial Holy War
Sheen, David
Article
2015
Alternet
As the incitement to violence by Israeli leaders ramped up, so did racist attacks by Israeli citizens.
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israelis Shoot Motionless Arab Woman - Video
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
In the age of phone cameras, we have become increasingly used to photos and videos of Palestinians in the West Bank being shot by soldiers in unjustifiable circumstances.
Israel's anti-African dragnet tightens
Sheen, David
Article
2014
Electronic Intifada
The past year saw some of the most ruthless Israeli attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza since the territories were occupied in 1967. Israeli political leaders incited violence against Pa...
Israel's Gaza backlash targets Arab minority
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
Israel's large Palestinian minority is facing an unprecedented backlash of incitement and violent reprisals as Israeli Jews rally behind the current military operations in Gaza, human rights groups an...
Israel's New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land
The Nation
Film/Video
2013
The Nation
About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants have faced intense persecut...
Israel's racist elections
Article
2015
Free Haifa
I didn’t expect any good from the elections to the Israeli Knesset. Its results are decided a priori by the definition of the voters’ register.
Israel's War on Africans
Blue Pilgrimage
Film/Video
2014
Blue Pilgrimage
72-minute slideshow about Israel's treatment of non-Jewish African asylum-seekers, given at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada on March 9, 2014.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
Jim Crow laws
Connexipedia Article
Article
Were state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965.
The John Lewis Conundrum: Caring for Justice or Carrying Water
Fikre, Teodrose
Article
2017
Ghion Journal
What the author is writing about John Lewis is not so much a condemnation as it is a reflection of the very meaning of justice and how we can fight for it.
Journalists Condemn French Crackdown on Roma and Warn Over Rise of Racism
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
Journnalists condemn French crackdown on Roma and warn that it will encourage xenophobia and intolerance.
Kill a Black Kid and Get Rich
An American Disgrace
Caccioppoli, Mike
Article
2014
CounterPunch
This is America folks. Where you can kill a black kid and justified or not (NOT!) you will then become a millionaire through interviews and book deals and film rights. This is your capitalist system a...
Ku Klux Klan
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as The Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the United States, which have advocated extremist reacti...
Let's talk about Gaza, Sderot and the racist valuation of lives
David, Ben Lilach
Article
2014
+972
A frank discussion about everything we don’t mention when talking about rockets and bombs and Gaza. Let’s talk about fear, about poverty, about angst and about racism.
The limits of anti-racism
Reed, Adolph J.
Article
2009
Left Business Observer
The contemporary discourse of 'antiracism' is focused much more on taxonomy than politics. It emphasizes the name by which we should call some strains of inequality -- whether they should be broadly r...
Little Rock Central High School
Connexipedia Article
Article
The site of forced school desegregation during the American Civil Rights Movement.
Lynching
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Lynching is extrajudicial execution carried out by a mob, often by hanging, but also by burning at the stake and shooting, in order to punish an alleged transgressor, or to intimidate, control, or oth...
The Making of Jericho Road
Against The Current vol. 132
Williams, Charles
Article
2008
Against The Current
An interview with Michael Honey. The paperback edition of Michael Honey’s Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is released this January 2008.
Malik, Kenan
Connexipedia Article
Article
Writer, lecturer and broadcaster. (Born 1962).
A Marxist History of the World part 43: Colonies, slavery, and racism
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
Capitalist contradictions were most evident in the 18th century, when the wealth of the merchant-capitalist class of Britain’s port-cities was contrasted with the untold human misery of the slaves, ra...
A Marxist History of the World part 89: 1941-1945: barbarism in a world gone mad
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The Second World War was characterised by primeval savagery. Nazi Germany, Stalinist Russia and Militarist Japan waged war with unprecedented brutality, but the ‘democracies’ also committed terrible w...
Master race
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Migration and Morality
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
Pandaemonium
Paul Collier's book Exodus has been welcomed as a humane and rational intervention in an often toxic debate. It seems to tell us more about the character of the contemporary immigration debate than i...
Mischling
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Mischling ("crossbreed" in German, plural: Mischlinge) was the German term used during the Third Reich to denote persons deemed to not have full Aryan ancestry.
Mississippi Family Faces Jail Time for Cheering at High School Graduation
Thompson, Juan
Article
2015
The Intercept
When Ursula Miller attended her niece's high school graduation from Senatobia High School in northwestern Mississippi last month, she didn't expect to leave with an arrest warrant. But in a prime exam...
Missouri's Legacy of Violent Racism
Quantrill's Raiders Come to Ferguson
Jacobs, Ron
Article
2014
CounterPunch
What is clear about the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri is that the cop murdered Michael Brown pretty much in cold blood. What is also clear is that if Michael Brown was a suspect in thi...
More Than a Few Rogue Cops: the Disturbing History of Police in Schools
Henerson, Mary Anne; Platt, Brian
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Another week, another video of police abuse surfaces. This time the video shows San Antonio school resource officer Joshua Kehm body-slamming 12-year-old Rhodes Middle School student Janissa Valdez. V...
Multiculturalism or World Culture?
On a "Left"-Wing Response to Contemporary Social Breakdown
Goldner, Loren
Article
1991
Post-modernists are profoundly bored by any questions of economics and technology which cannot be connected to cultural differences. The implicit agenda of the multiculturalists is to present the valu...
My Journey from Racism
And how we can best end it
Balkwill, Jack
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
A white individual's experience of racism growing up in America in the 1940's and 1950's.
Nadir of American race relations
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The "nadir of American race relations" refers to the period in United States history from the end of Reconstruction through the early 20th century, when racism is deemed to have been worse than in any...
The Nature of Police, the Role of the Left
Learning From Ferguson
Gelderloos, Peter
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Iit would be hard to deny that the police are a racist institution par excellence. They kill young Black, Latino, and Native people at a disproportionately higher rate than white youth, and the instit...
A New Way of Life and the New Underground Railroad
Making a Break for Freedom During the Era of Mass Incarceration
Moore-Backman, Chris
Article
2014
Truthout
This radio documentary is the third segment in Truthout's serialization of Chris Moore-Backman's Bringing Down the New Jim Crow based on Michelle Alexander's book of the same name. The series explores...
Omar Barghouti And “Reverse” Racism
Fryett, Dave
Article
2012
Countercurrents
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 20, 2016
Connexions Enters Its Fifth Decade
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Connexions Other Voices falls on the 40th anniversary of the publication of the very first Connexions newsletter, which was published in February 1976. That first issue carried the title...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016
Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
It’s a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
The Pattern (Musically Annotated)
From the Annals of Occupation
Rovics, David
Article
2014
Counterpunch
The war of words heats up. Israeli and US leaders are all over the airwaves, saying Israel has a right to defend itself and that Hamas is responsible for all deaths on both sides. The news organizatio...
The Police and Court System: Neoliberal America's Tax Collectors
Platt, Brian
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The criminal justice system has increasingly become the preferred way to fund city governments in the modern neoliberal nightmare that is the United States. The police target the poor for petty infrac...
Police Unions Sustain Police Violence Epidemic
Since when did we decide that police officers should be above the law?
Boardman, William
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Two of the biggest police unions in the country are now on record in opposition to free speech. They are on record against constitutionally protected free speech that opposes the epidemic of police vi...
Police Violence Against Native People
Correia, David
Article
2015
Counter Punch
In April 1974, three white high school students from Farmington, New Mexico murdered three Navajo men, Benjamin Benally, John Harvey, and David Ignacio. The brutal murders were nothing new in Farmingt...
Practicing Hope
He's Just 17
Vermilya, Shelley
Article
2014
Counter Punch
It seems like teachers want to do the right thing and, along with most white people, they don’t want to say the wrong thing about race (or class or LGBT or adoption or disabilities) so they just don’t...
Race Obsession harms those it is meant to help
Malik, Kenan
Article
2009
Sunday Times
Ethnic monitoring does not just produce misleading data. The process of classification often creates the very problems it is supposed to solve. Local authorities have used ethnic categories not only a...
Race, Religion and Rounding Up Africans in Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2013
Black Agenda Report
Israel has launched a wholesale roundup of African immigrants, whom members of the ruling parties call a "cancer" on the Jewish state. To circumvent court rulings against imprisonment without trial, t...
Racial hygiene
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Racial hygiene (often labeled a form of "scientific racism") is the selection, by a government, of the most physically, intellectually and morally superior people to raise the next generation (selecti...
Racial policy of Nazi Germany
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The racial policy of Nazi Germany was a set of policies and laws implemented by Nazi Germany, asserting the superiority of the "Aryan race", and based on a specific racist doctrine which claimed scien...
Racial segregation
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Racial segregation is the separation of different kinds of humans (like black and white people) into racial groups in daily life. It may apply to activities such as eating in a restaurant, drinking fr...
Racism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Racism is the belief that the genetic factors which constitute race are a primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular...
Racism and Sexual Violence in Indonesia
Where Fear Stalks the Streets
Vltchek, Andre
Article
2013
Counter Punch
Indonesia, since 1965, performed three genocides fully backed by the West.
Racism in Asia
Article
2017
Wikipedia
Racism in Asia exists for similar reasons that racism elsewhere exists, with roots in events that have happened anywhere from thousands of years ago to the present.
Racism in Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2012
Open Democracy
Reports of anti-African race riots in Tel Aviv in May finally broke western media silence over one of the most contentious issues facing the state of Israel in recent years: the arrival of tens of tho...
Rainbow Capital, Queerness, and Black Lives Matter's Shocking Reformism
Thompson, Mitchell
Article
2016
Dissident Voice
Though I support BLM’s policy goals and shock-tactics, their lack of analysis of the forces behind the oppression of Black and other people seems to put them in an awkward place. Their use of shock ta...
Red Shirts (Southern United States)
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The Red Shirts or Redshirts of the Southern United States were paramilitary groups in the 19th century, active primarily after the formal Reconstruction era of the United States. They first arose in M...
Red Summer of 1919
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Red Summer describes the bloody race riots that occurred in the United States during the summer and early autumn of 1919. In most instances, whites attacked African Americans in more than two dozen Am...
Redlining
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Redlining is the practice of denying, or increasing the cost of services such as banking, insurance, access to jobs, access to health care, or even supermarkets to residents in certain, often racially...
Resistance to Reporting on Discrimination in Israel
Sheen, David
Article
2013
Muftah
To date, I have published over a hundred reports about anti-African racism in Israel. Some of these stories have been widely circulated, including a 10-minute video released last month that has been s...
The Riot That Changed Canada
How rampagers against Asians in Vancouver helped launch a famous PM
Kilian, Crawford
Article
2015
The Tyee
The race riots of September 1907 have been Vancouver's embarrassing little incident for over a century. Most of us know very little about them, and still less about the consequences -- which, Julie Gi...
Rising Up Against Police Violence, From the Black Panthers to #BlackLivesMatter
Thompson, Juan
Article
2015
The Intercept
I turned away more than once while watching Stanley Nelson's documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. I averted my eyes from the screen when FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover's nefarious...
The roots of Israel's most racist law
Noy, Orly
Article
2016
+972
Israel’s most draconian laws may have been passed by the current right-wing government, but the stage was set long ago by the Israeli Left. With a majority of 65 votes, the Knesset approved last week ...
Scott Walker's False Promise of Racial Unity
Fischer, Brendan
Article
2015
PRWatch
Scott Walker's solution for racial injustice? Ignore it. Acknowledging systemic problems like the documented wave of police killings of unarmed black men, or the racial wealth gap, or disparities in s...
Segregation Had to Be Invented
Semuels, Alana
Article
2017
The Atlantic
During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.
Separate but equal
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Separate but equal was a legal doctrine in United States Constitutional law that justified systems of segregation. Under this doctrine, services, facilities and public accommodations were allowed to b...
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
16th Street Baptist Church bombing
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed by violent racists on Sunday, September 15, 1963. The explosion at the African-American church, which killed four girls, marked a turni...
The Sochi Games, Homophobia and Western Media Hypocrisy
Stephens, Alastair
Article
2014
Counterfire
Alastair Stephens looks at the hypocritical response of the Western media to the Sochi Games.
Surrealism Against Racism - Book Review
Lowy, Michael
Article
1999
Against the Current
THE WELL-KNOWN antiracist journal Race Traitor—whose motto is “Treason to whiteness is loyalty to Humanity”—published in the form of a small book a special issue (number 9, Summer 1998, ISBN # 0-88286...
Thinking Outside the Box
Malik, Kenan
Article
2007
Ignoring racism on the grounds that all citizens are equal and hence that racial or cultural differences are immaterial is clearly unacceptable. But so is labelling individuals by race, culture or fai...
Three Myths of Immigration
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
Pandaemonium
Kenan Malik sets out to explain to a Canadian audience, for whom multiculturalism has a very different meaning than it does to a European one, the contours of the European debate, as well as his disag...
2,500 Years of Class Hatred
Reid Ross, Alexander
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Class struggle never existed without hatred of the poor. And neither has racism. Boots Riley's recent article, posted in The Guardian, systematically dispels the myth of black-on-black crime advocated...
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Freedom of Expression Exchange
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance.
The Two Apartheids
What are the similarities and differences between South African apartheid and the Israeli system?
Traboulsi, Fawwaz; Kfoury, Assaf
Article
2014
Jacobin
Ultra-Zionists protest Muslim-Jewish wedding saying miscegenation is 'gravest threat to the Jewish people'
Sheen, David
Article
2014
Mondoweiss
As even mainstream Israeli politicians threaten the Palestinians of Gaza with ethnic cleansing and genocide, Israel's far-right figures take to the street to rile up racist supporters and to chase Pal...
Under Israeli Apartheid, Palestinians Cannot Ride Israeli Buses
Never Equal
Norton, Ben
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has officially banned Palestinians from traveling on Israeli-run public transportation in the West Bank. The new apartheid law dictates that Palestinians cannot ...
Violent, Genocidal Anti-Palestinian Rhetoric Moving to US?
Sheen, David
Article
2014
Religion Dispatches
Earlier this week the Times of Israel published a post, written by American Yochanan Gordon, titled "When Genocide is Permissible," which concludes with the following question: "If political leaders ...
What Is Wrong With Multiculturalism? [Part 1]
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
Thoughts about iimmigration, identity, diversity and multiculturalism.
When Does Criticism of Islam become Islamophobia?
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
Pandaemonium
Basic points that undergird about the relationship between criticism, Islam and Islamophobia. We should stop being so obsessed by the distinction between legitimate criticism and Islamophobia, and sta...
Why do we still believe in race?
Malik, Kenan
Article
2007
Races are difficult to define and there are no objective rules for deciding what constitutes a race or to what race a person belongs. People can belong to many races at the same time.
Why is Canada Subsidizing Racist Property Restrictions?
The JNF's Bigoted Land Use Policy
Engler, Yves
Article
2013
CounterPunch
In Canada it is illegal to restrict the sale of property to certain ethnic or religious groups but many of our business people and politicians promote an organization that does exactly that in Israel.
Why is Leonard Peltier Still in Prison?
Justice is 33 Years Overdue for America's Most Famous Political Prisoner
Bollinger, Michelle
Article
2009
CounterPunch
Leonard Pletier is a political prisoner who has spent more than 33 years in U.S. prisons for a crime he didn't commit.

Sources Bookshelf

Before Color Prejudice: The Ancient Views of Blacks
Snowden, Frank
Book
1991
In this richly-illustrated account of black-white contacts from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, Frank M. Snowden demonstrates that the ancients did not discriminate against blacks because of their colour...
Canada Since 1960: A People's History
A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Content Magazine - Number 63
June 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Cost of Free Speech
Lee, Simon
Book
1990
In the wake of the Ayatollah's "fatwah" against Salman Rushdie and in the turbulent context of terrorism in Northern Ireland, free speech really can lead to death, according to the author. This book o...
Easily Led
A History of Propaganda
Thomson, Oliver
Book
1999
From Ancient Sumer to modern Poland, Thomson traces the use of propaganda and its influence on human events.
The Gulf Within: Canadian Arabs, Racism, & The Gulf War
Kashmeri, Zuhair
Book
The Gulf Within documents the experiences of Arab and Muslim Canadians during the Gulf War. It's about the subtle and not-so-subtle anger and distrust other Canadians and institutions demonstrated tow...
In a Time of Torment
Stone, I.F.
Book
1968
Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.
Media and Minorities
Representing Diversity in a Multicultral Canada
Fleras, Augie; Kuhz, Jean Lock
Book
2001
An examination of the politics of media minority relations in a multicultural Canada.
Our Way to Fight
Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...
A Paradise Built in Hell
The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Solnit, Rebecca
Book
2010
The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearni...
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.

Media

New Homes
Three editions: Greater Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, Eastern Ontario. Additional publication titled The Condo Guide GTA. Listings of new homes and condos. Some editorial content.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Race Relations Foundation
Committed to the elimination of racism and racial discrimination, the CRRF sheds light on the manifestations of racism; provides independent outspoken leadership, and acts as a resource and facilitato...


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