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  1. Canadian Institutions as Meritocracies, Canada has No History of Colonialism? And Other Myths

    Tweet When Maclean’s magazine’s annual University Ranking was released in November 2010, reporters Stephanie Findlay and Nicholas Köhler interviewed students, professors and administrators concerning campus racial balance and its implications. The resulting story was titled: …

  2. A Heritage of Freedom–For Canadian Whites Only

    Tweet When we recently learned that 30 percent of immigrants are failing the Canadian citizenship test, we wondered how many Canadian-born citizens know enough about this country to qualify for citizenship. All five of us …

  3. Indigenous Activists Take-On Canadian Government: Successful Resistance to G8/G20 Summits

    Tweet On 24 June 2010, encircled by a substantial police presence, 1,500 indigenous activists and their allies marched through downtown Toronto under the slogan “Canada can’t hide genocide,” openly contesting Canada’s authority in negotiating on …

  4. Why Kim Jong Il Jokes Aren’t Funny

    Tweet Or, to be more precise: From Kim Jong Il to the Asian American Man: What Being Foreign, Female, and a Rapist Have to do with Both In times of war or international tension, it …

  5. Problems in “Honorary White” Notions for Asian Americans?

    Tweet There is a lot of discussion these days about “middle groups” of Asian Americans and Latinos being or becoming white as the country gets less and less white, and speculating about whether they will …

  6. Social Scientists’ Letter to Senator Obama on Systemic Racism

    Tweet In a very important development, a large group of social scientists and others who research and teach on “race” and racism issues have just written a letter to Senator Barack Obama highlighting the signficance …

  7. Fresh Off the Boat: The Asian American Race Conversation We Never Had

    Tweet Phew, it got renewed. Thank goodness Fresh Off the Boat, only the second Asian American sitcom in US television history, will live on. Why am I so relieved? I’m not Taiwanese American like the …

  8. Research Brief: Ancestry, Race and Genealogy

    Tweet   Today’s research brief is inspired by the recent dust-up around the fall out from the Affleck-Gates “Finding Your Roots” leak (more about which in a subsequent post) and features research about ancestry, race and …

  9. Idle No More: Indigenous Protest Movement Confronts Canada’s Inconvenient Truth

    TweetMétis activist Chelsea Vowel brilliantly captures the essence of a grassroots indigenous movement currently unfolding in Canada: Although thousands of indigenous people all over Canada rallied together under the banner of ‘Idle No More’ … …

  10. “We Contend”: Manifesto of a Grassroots Indigenous Movement

    TweetOn 28 January 2013 Idle No More protesters gathered in no fewer than 30 Canadian cities. They were joined by solidarity protests around the world as the indigenous grassroots movement marked a global day of …


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