This week, Global Comment’s editors explore an inadvertent expose of privilege, the story of Canada’s ‘creep catchers,’ the costs of deportation, and more.
‘Canadians don’t hide from evil, we kick its ass.’ This Canadian doesn’t run.
The notion of perfect victims is a barrier to justice and equality. We must change the way we think about victims to pursue criminal investigations fairly.
If only US television could be as dynamic, creative, and insightful as Canadian television.
The professionalization of feminism in the academy has often meant further exclusion and disenfranchisement for many marginalized women, as their experiences are often treated as abstract material for term papers, theses and graduate courses instead of the stuff of their everyday lives.
SlutWalk did not, and could not, speak to the needs of every woman; nor could it adequately sum up and address every facet of rape culture. Removed from its original context, it stops being simple, and became simplistic.
Brokering Belonging takes apart common assumptions about the Canadian Exclusion Era and points out that power brokers played a significant role in shaping mainstream attitudes about Chinese immigrants.
Ms. Desmond fought her battle before the world had even heard of Rosa Parks.
Native participation is only welcomed when it coincides with the Canadian colonial agenda.
Violence against Muslims and desecration of mosques is on the rise. We do not see these incidents as terrorist acts.