• Magazine

    The Anti-Somali Feedback Loop

    The feedback loop between harmful media representation and legislation has imposed a massive burden on Somalis who arrived in Canada to escape war. For 30 years, it has impacted employment prospects, access to education and housing, and the freedom to swiftly rebuild lives.

  • Magazine

    Learning to Unlearn

    Unlearning often reproduces the very patterns that the practice seeks to challenge.

  • Magazine

    The Cost of Managed Migration

    The Temporary Foreign Worker Program has spawned a recruitment industry in Guatemala that promises workers risk-free employment in Canada, but delivers precarity and exploitation.

  • Magazine

    Unsettling the Orchard

    We hear it all the time: racist police officers are “bad apples” – exceptions to the rule. What kind of change can the conversation provoke when we start talking about the orchard, rather than the apples?

  • Magazine

    White Woman’s Burden

    Excerpt from Beyond the Pale: White Women, Racism and History, published by Verso in 1992, 2015.

  • Blog

    “Those Drunk Indians”

    The partner of a First Nations woman reflects on the Canadian racism that dehumanizes Indigenous women and perpetuates violence and injustice.

  • Blog

    What’s missing in the Maclean’s article on racism?

    Racism is a systemic problem rooted in settler colonialism, not individual attitudes.